Today's silly quote from Hank Steinbrenner:
Truthfully, I think Girardi is going to end up being one of the greatest managers in the history of the game. That's my gut feeling. He reminds me of Billy Martin - without the baggage.Well, Girardi did get a reputation of abusing young arms in Florida -- something Martin clearly did with the 1980-82 Atheltics.
GQ's Nate Penn sat down with the more introverted Hal Steinbrenner for a lengthy Q&A. The closing:
Are you willing to concede that Boston, my favorite team, is the superior organization right now?The Herald errs and attributes the quote to Hank.
No, I will never concede. They've got a lot of talent, and you've done very well the past few years, but let me put it this way: I don't think you guys wanted to play us in the ALCS. So I will concede nothing. I think we're better than you.