What they’re tweeting about George Steinbrenner

Joba_62 (Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain) We all suffered a huge loss today! Mr. Steinbrenner was a great man, great owner, that did so many amazing things. You will truly be missed!

Adam_Schefter (ESPN reporter) RIP, George Steinbrenner. Bob Sheppard already is there to announce your arrival.

darrenrovell1 (CNBC sports business reporter) Money George Steinbrenner spent on the Yanks payroll since 2000: $1.87 BILLION

DickieV (ESPN basketball analyst Dick Vitale) George Steinbrenner was one of the most giving n generous person I ever met-he had a special fire in his belly to win n a Big HEART! RIP!

SI_JonHeyman (Sports Illustrated baseball writer) biggest memory of george was his return march 1, 1993, in ft. lauderdale. he was in all his glory. seems like yesterday.

KenDavidoff (Newsday baseball writer) George dominated my life, as a #Yankees reporter. When my wife called to say we were expecting, I was chasing him down a corridor in Tampa.

MrHoratioSanz (comedian) I wonder if Steinbrenner is already asking Jesus to shave and get a haircut.

michaelianblack (actor/comedian) Somewhere in heaven, Billy Martin just got fired. RIP George Steinbrenner.

LATimesfarmer (L.A. Times NFL columnist Sam Farmer) Al Davis to @MikeVacc: "I look at what my friend George has done with the Yankees and I’ve always said, ‘That’s how it should be done.’"

OHnewsroom (Overheard in the Newsroom) Associate Producer: "Do you know who George Steinbrenner is?" Producer: "Of course. I watched Seinfeld."

pgammo (Hall of Fame baseball writer Peter Gammons) The Boss began with Horace Clarke and died World Champion. He made his fellow owners a lot of money, and was very kind to many of us.

KingJames (Heat guard/Yankees fan LeBron James) R.I.P George Steinbrenner The Great. U will be missed dearly

sportswatch (Newsday media columnist Neil Best) Time travelers from 1990, when Yankee Stadium cheered Steinbrenner’s ban from baseball, would find today’s (deserved) accolades very odd.

TheMontyShow (Sporting News Radio host Tim Montemayor) I love the way Steinbrenner ran the Yankees, he made deals to put money and players in, never take them out…how many teams can say that?

chucktodd (NBC political reporter) R.I.P. George; He was good for the Yankees; but the debate about whether what’s good for the Yankees is good for the game is a real debate.

Joba_62 (Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain) We all suffered a huge loss today! Mr. Steinbrenner was a great man, great owner, that did so many amazing things. You will truly be missed!

Adam_Schefter (ESPN reporter) RIP, George Steinbrenner. Bob Sheppard already is there to announce your arrival.

darrenrovell1 (CNBC sports business reporter) Money George Steinbrenner spent on the Yanks payroll since 2000: $1.87 BILLION

DickieV (ESPN basketball analyst Dick Vitale) George Steinbrenner was one of the most giving n generous person I ever met-he had a special fire in his belly to win n a Big HEART! RIP!

SI_JonHeyman (Sports Illustrated baseball writer) biggest memory of george was his return march 1, 1993, in ft. lauderdale. he was in all his glory. seems like yesterday.

KenDavidoff (Newsday baseball writer) George dominated my life, as a #Yankees reporter. When my wife called to say we were expecting, I was chasing him down a corridor in Tampa.

MrHoratioSanz (comedian) I wonder if Steinbrenner is already asking Jesus to shave and get a haircut.

michaelianblack (actor/comedian) Somewhere in heaven, Billy Martin just got fired. RIP George Steinbrenner.

LATimesfarmer (L.A. Times NFL columnist Sam Farmer) Al Davis to @MikeVacc: "I look at what my friend George has done with the Yankees and I’ve always said, ‘That’s how it should be done.’"

OHnewsroom (Overheard in the Newsroom) Associate Producer: "Do you know who George Steinbrenner is?" Producer: "Of course. I watched Seinfeld."

pgammo (Hall of Fame baseball writer Peter Gammons) The Boss began with Horace Clarke and died World Champion. He made his fellow owners a lot of money, and was very kind to many of us.

KingJames (Heat guard/Yankees fan LeBron James) R.I.P George Steinbrenner The Great. U will be missed dearly

sportswatch (Newsday media columnist Neil Best) Time travelers from 1990, when Yankee Stadium cheered Steinbrenner’s ban from baseball, would find today’s (deserved) accolades very odd.

TheMontyShow (Sporting News Radio host Tim Montemayor) I love the way Steinbrenner ran the Yankees, he made deals to put money and players in, never take them out…how many teams can say that?

chucktodd (NBC political reporter) R.I.P. George; He was good for the Yankees; but the debate about whether what’s good for the Yankees is good for the game is a real debate.

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