Don't talk to me about aesthetics or tradition. Talk to me about what sells and what's good right now. And what the American people like is to think the underdog still has a chance.
People keep coming up to me and asking, 'How does it feel to be banned for life?' Banned for life. I wasn't banned for life. There was never a word of suspension, probation or ban in that agreement. It was never meant to be part of it.
I don't think that anybody should be suspended for life for anything, other than murder. How is it helping someone to say, 'You're done forever, your life's over'?
Winning is the most important thing in my life, after breathing. Breathing first, winning next.
In the end, I'll put my good acts up against those of anybody in this country. Anybody.
As I have said many times - my father was a great fan of Bill Dickey's and he certainly loved the Yankees. I hope that he would be pleased.
Is it in the best interest of baseball to sell beer in the ninth inning? Probably not. The rule has got to be more clearly defined. And then some process should be set up where the judge is not also the appeals judge.
I haven't always made the right decisions.
I think about the next season right away.
I don't want to be in the Hall of Fame. I don't think owners should be.
Ruth was probably the greatest athlete to perform in any sport. Never has there been anybody like him.
We plan absentee ownership as far as running the Yankees is concerned.
I am dead set against free agency. It can ruin baseball.