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The Boss celebrates, in a different way

George Steinbrenner was at Yankee Stadium Tuesday, but not the person we remember

Updated: April 14, 2010, 5:32 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

In years gone by, George Steinbrenner would have spent a night like Tuesday night holding court in his suite at the Regency or over a table at Bravo Gianni, accepting the adulation of the crowd as if in fact he were Reggie Jackson or Derek Jeter or Jim Leyritz, whose home run in Game 4 of the 1996 World Series caused the mob at Elaine's to stand and applaud as the owner of the newly revived New York Yankees strode into the joint later that night.

Now, only his closest confidantes ...

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