George Steinbrenner’s Best Quotes

To celebrate the life and times of The Boss George Steinbrenner, I’ve put together this list of his best quotes.

As I’ve always said, the way New Yorkers back us we have to produce for them.
George Steinbrenner

But why shouldn’t I speak out? Don’t you speak out in this country?
George Steinbrenner

Don’t talk to me about aesthetics or tradition. Talk to me about what sells and what’s good right now. And what the American people like is to think the underdog still has a chance.
George Steinbrenner

I am dead set against free agency. It can ruin baseball.
George Steinbrenner

I am tough. Sometimes I’m unreasonable. I have to catch myself every once in a while.
George Steinbrenner

I don’t think that anybody should be suspended for life for anything, other than murder. How is it helping someone to say, ‘You’re done forever, your life’s over’?
George Steinbrenner

I don’t want to be in the Hall of Fame. I don’t think owners should be.
George Steinbrenner

I haven’t always done a good job, and I haven’t always been successful – but I know that I have tried.
George Steinbrenner

I haven’t always made the right decisions.
George Steinbrenner

I think about the next season right away.
George Steinbrenner

I was often misquoted. I was supportive of my managers, even though they all may not think so.
George Steinbrenner

I will never have a heart attack. I give them.
George Steinbrenner

I’m really 95 percent Mr. Rogers, and only 5 percent Oscar the Grouch.’
George Steinbrenner

In the end, I’ll put my good acts up against those of anybody in this country. Anybody.
George Steinbrenner

Is it in the best interest of baseball to sell beer in the ninth inning? Probably not. The rule has got to be more clearly defined. And then some process should be set up where the judge is not also the appeals judge.
George Steinbrenner

Let’s not talk punishment.
George Steinbrenner

Owning the Yankees is like owning the Mona Lisa.
George Steinbrenner

People keep coming up to me and asking, ‘How does it feel to be banned for life?’ Banned for life. I wasn’t banned for life. There was never a word of suspension, probation or ban in that agreement. It was never meant to be part of it.
George Steinbrenner

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