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Steinbrenner Yankeeography set

This press release from YES:

The YES Network will premiere its special 90-minute George Steinbrenner Yankeeography on Wednesday, immediately following the network’s Yankees-Baltimore postgame show.

Among those featured in the show: George Steinbrenner, Hal Steinbrenner, Jessica Steinbrenner, Jennifer Steinbrenner, Hank Steinbrenner, Reggie Jackson, Yogi Berra, Goose Gossage, Ron Guidry, Derek Jeter, Joe Torre, Joe Girardi, Brian Cashman, Don Mattingly, Mariano Rivera, Dwight Gooden, Paul O’Neill, Gene Michael, Darryl Strawberry, Rudy Giuliani and Bob Knight.

Topics include:

• George Steinbrenner’s father’s influence on him, and George Steinbrenner’s influence on his children
• The numerous hirings and firings of Billy Martin
• The Yankees’ marquee free agent signings in the 1970s, including Catfish Hunter, Reggie Jackson, Goose Gossage, Dave Winfield
• George Steinbrenner’s emotional appearance at the 2008 MLB All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium
• George Steinbrenner’s place in pop culture: Saturday Night Live, Seinfeld and the Miller Lite and Visa commercials
• The construction of the Yankees’ 1977 and 1978 World Series championship teams, as well as the Yankees dynasty of the late 1990s.

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