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  • On This Day In Sports History: George Steinbrenner Suspended By MLB

    On This Day In Sports History: George Steinbrenner Suspended By MLB

    On May 14 1997, Major League Baseball suspended George Steinbrenner, the owner of the New York Yankees, for alleged involvement in a scheme to discredit former player Dave Winfield. The suspension was a result of a lengthy investigation by MLB, which concluded that Steinbrenner had paid a known gambler named Howie Spira $40,000 to gather…