TBS Commemorates Steinbrenner With 'Seinfeld' Tribute

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TBS will salute the late New York Yankees' owner George Steinbrenner by presenting a full week of Seinfeld episodes, showcasing Larry David as 'The Boss.'
The "very funny" network will strip the 10 installments from Monday July 19 through Friday July 23, with back-to-back episodes at 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

Steinbrenner, the Yankees celebrated and controversial owner and architect of the YES Network, died on July 13 of a heart attack. Steinbrenner, who was 80, and longtime Yankee Stadium public address announcer Bob Sheppard, who passed last Sunday at 99, were commemorated with a ceremony at the new Yankee Stadium on July 16.

Seinfeld and Steinbrenner

TBS's bevy of Boss episodes begins with "The Opposite," the series fifth-season finale in which George Costanza (Jason Alexander) gets a job with the Yankees, before concluding with "The Muffin Tops," where Costanza loses his gig when Steinbrenner trades him for new chicken concessions at the Stadium.

The schedule is as follows:

Monday, July 19
7 p.m. - "The Opposite" - George convinces Steinbrenner to give him a job.
7:30 p.m. - "The Secretary" - George finds out Steinbrenner's secretary makes more than he does.

Tuesday, July 20
7 p.m. - "The Race" - George heads to Cuba to recruit baseball players for Steinbrenner.
7:30 p.m. - "The Wink" - Steinbrenner lists all the people he's fired over the years.

Wednesday, July 21
7 p.m. - "The Hot Tub" - Steinbrenner convinces George that a hot tub is the perfect way to relieve stress.
7:30 p.m. - "The Caddy" - George's father (Jerry Stiller) confronts Steinbrenner about a traded player.

Thursday, July 22
7 p.m. - "The Calzone" - Steinbrenner gets the idea to put Yankees clothes in a pizza oven.
7:30 p.m. - "The Nap" - George's napping habits at work lead Steinbrenner to think he has ESP.

Friday, July 23
7 p.m. - "The Millennium" - George does everything he can to get fired, but Steinbrenner loves what he does.
7:30 p.m. - "The Muffin Tops" - George's relationship with the Yankees finally ends when Steinbrenner trades him.

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