In Quotations: Money Talks

“It’s overwhelming. I don’t blame him. How would you feel if [Royal owner] Ewing Kauffman put $9 million in cash in front of you and said, ‘Come home”? Player compensation is as high as I hope to see it go. Baseball desperately, for its own sanity, must come to the same arrangement as the NBA and NFL – a salary cap.”

– Yankees owner George Steinbrenner as said to Sports Illustrated, March 1, 1993

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