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Paying The Cost To Be The Boss

Posted By Cliff Corcoran On July 14, 2010 @ 3:21 pm In Cliff Corcoran | Comments Disabled

The first piece I ever wrote for SI.com outside of the old Fungoes blog was my memorial for Phil Rizzuto [1]. With George Steinbrenner’s passing yesterday, I got to try out another new format,  a video essay for which I scripted and recorded the voiceover for a memorial slide show on the Boss [2]. I did some radio in high school and took a broadcast news class in college, but that was all last century. Here’s hoping I acquitted myself well here, and that I get a chance to do more of these on happier occasions.

As for my take on the Boss, I could talk for hours, but I had about 90 seconds to work with here, so, as I always do, I tried to get to the heart of the matter.

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[1] Phil Rizzuto: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2007/baseball/mlb/08/14/remembering.philrizzuto/

[2] the Boss: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/video/si_video/2010/07/14/071410.steinbrenner_essay.SportsIllustrated/index.html

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