Angelos on Steinbrenner

 Here’s the statement from Orioles principle owner Peter Angelos on today’s passing of George Steinbrenner. The two actually share a birthday (July 4) and I’m sure the news was just as shocking to Angelos as it was to all of this this morning…

“The Orioles are saddened to learn of the passing of George Steinbrenner. As an active participant in the organizational direction and operations of the New York Yankees, his name is as synonymous with that franchise as any of the legendary athletes who have played in pinstripes. On behalf of the Orioles organization, I extend my deepest condolences to his wife, Joan, and the members of his family.”

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