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Imagine The Boss in Cleveland

Originally Published: July 14, 2010
By Jim Caple | Page 2

The great irony behind George Steinbrenner's ownership of the Yankees is that they weren't his original target. He settled for the Yankees only after he couldn't buy his first choice, the mighty Cleveland Indians, the previous year.

What would have baseball been like had Steinbrenner been able to buy Indians instead? Off-Base takes a look at a parallel universe ...

1972: Steinbrenner purchases the Indians for $12 million and promises to not get involved in the day-to-day ...

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