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George Steinbrenner Suffers Heart Attack

At least he went out with the Yankees on top: Outspoken owner of the New York Yankees George Steinbrenner died on Tuesday after suffering a massive heart attack. The baseball patriarch bought the Yankees for $10 million in 1973 and brought in seven World Series trophies and 11 pennants. "Winning is the most important thing in my life, after breathing," Steinbrenner once said. "Breathing first, winning next." He was twice suspended from baseball during that tenure--first, for making illegal campaign contributions to Richard Nixon; and then for paying a gambler to dig up dirt on baseball star Dave Winfield. His sons Hank and Hal, who have been running the team's operations now for several years, will succeed him as owners of the Yankees.