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George Steinbrenner invades American pop culture

New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, seen here

New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, seen here at a game in 2009, has died. (April 1, 2009) Newsday's obituary for George Steinbrenner
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Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, died July 13 from a heart attack in Tampa, Fla., at age 80. But the vocal owner was more than just a businessman. Over the years, his larger-than-life personality made him an American pop-culture mainstay.

Here is a look at the "Boss" as we saw him away from the baseball field. Can you think of any more? Lets us know below in the comment field below.


Steinbrenner was often protrayed on "Seinfeld" by actor Larry David. The audience never actually saw David's face, his portrayal of a calzone-obsessed Steinbrenner became an instant classic. 

Steinbrenner finally made the real cameo on "Seinfeld" when he tood Elaine out on a date.

The Yankees owner appeared in a couple of commercials throughout his reign. Here is a recent one with Derek Jeter.

Steinbrenner's relationship with 1970's manager Bill Martin was often spoofed.

Oliver Platt played Steinbrenner in the popular 2007 mini series "The Bronx is Burning."

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