Yankees

Steinbrenner, Baseball, and Foreign Exchange

July 13, 2010

George Steinbrenner, owner of the New York Yankees since 1973, passed away today nine days after his 80th birthday. I submit one cannot completely understand American culture and the country’s distinctive status without some knowledge of baseball and the sport’s history.  What Homer’s Illiad and Odyssey represent for Ancient Greece, where the idea of democracy […] More

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