I don’t even know what to do with this, except laugh. Who’s Steinbrenner kidding? Is he 11 years old? Just when you think it can’t get any more undignified…

“I think they’ve got a great lineup,” he said. “I think Esposito has done a great job for them, like Cashman has done a great job for us. I think they have more stability in their pitching staff. I think we have a few question marks.”

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  • Maybe he’s been watching Welcome Back Kotter. (Didn’t they have a Jewish Esposito on that show?)
    Paging Gabe Kaplan…

    YF February 25, 2004, 3:03 pm
  • Esposito is probably not an uncommon name among Portuguese (or Spanish?) Jews. I have a friend of this ancestry. Another comes to mind: Baruch Spinoza. Go, Yanks.

    Lehho February 25, 2004, 4:25 pm
  • Gabe Kaplan, former Detroit Tiger, Boston Red Sox, and also a Jew! Oh, wait, that’s Kap-LER.

    SF February 25, 2004, 5:00 pm

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