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January 9, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
U.S. District Judge Leonard B. Sand in New York City denied Commissioner Fay Vincent's motion to dismiss a lawsuit by Leonard L. Kleinman, executive vice president of the New York Yankees. Kleinman was blocked by Vincent from succeeding George Steinbrenner as the team's managing general partner because the commissioner was investigating Kleinman at the time. Kleinman later was cleared of any wrongdoing and is seeking damages from Vincent.
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April 25, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Twenty-one months of litigation caused by George Steinbrenner's removal from control of the New York Yankees came to an end when the third and final lawsuit was dropped. Leonard Kleinman, the team's former chief operating officer, dropped the suit in U.S. District Court after receiving a $1.05-million payment from Steinbrenner. Commissioner Fay Vincent had said he would not consider a request for Steinbrenner's reinstatement until the suits have been settled.
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April 21, 1992 | Associated Press
Baseball Commissioner Fay Vincent said he expects Leonard Kleinman's lawsuit against him to be dropped today, a key step in George Steinbrenner's campaign to regain control of the New York Yankees. Kleinman, the Yankees' former chief operating officer, sued Vincent for $22 million after the commissioner blocked him from succeeding Steinbrenner as managing general partner in August 1990.
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September 5, 1990 | From Associated Press
A New York Yankee executive sued Fay Vincent in federal court Tuesday, accusing the commissioner of trying to run him and George Steinbrenner out of baseball. Leonard L. Kleinman, executive vice president and chief operating executive of the Yankees, made the allegation in a $22-million suit against Vincent and John M. Dowd, the commissioner's special counsel who directed an investigation of Steinbrenner's dealings with gambler Howard Spira.
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April 25, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Twenty-one months of litigation caused by George Steinbrenner's removal from control of the New York Yankees came to an end when the third and final lawsuit was dropped. Leonard Kleinman, the team's former chief operating officer, dropped the suit in U.S. District Court after receiving a $1.05-million payment from Steinbrenner. Commissioner Fay Vincent had said he would not consider a request for Steinbrenner's reinstatement until the suits have been settled.
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February 22, 1992 | Associated Press
The New York Yankees' shaky hierarchy began to collapse when Leonard Kleinman was fired as chief operating officer and Commissioner Fay Vincent threatened to reject Daniel R. McCarthy's nomination as managing general partner. Kleinman was fired by McCarthy because Kleinman refused to drop a lawsuit against Vincent, according to a source.
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September 5, 1990 | From Associated Press
A federal judge today denied an attempt by Leonard L. Kleinman, executive vice president of the New York Yankees, to block a disciplinary hearing set for Thursday before baseball Commissioner Fay Vincent. U.S. District Judge Leonard B. Sand, after a two-hour hearing in Manhattan federal court, turned down Kleinman's request for a temporary restraining order.
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January 9, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
U.S. District Judge Leonard B. Sand in New York City denied Commissioner Fay Vincent's motion to dismiss a lawsuit by Leonard L. Kleinman, executive vice president of the New York Yankees. Kleinman was blocked by Vincent from succeeding George Steinbrenner as the team's managing general partner because the commissioner was investigating Kleinman at the time. Kleinman later was cleared of any wrongdoing and is seeking damages from Vincent.
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September 5, 1990 | From Associated Press
A New York Yankee executive sued Fay Vincent in federal court Tuesday, accusing the commissioner of trying to run him and George Steinbrenner out of baseball. Leonard L. Kleinman, executive vice president and chief operating executive of the Yankees, made the allegation in a $22-million suit against Vincent and John M. Dowd, the commissioner's special counsel who directed an investigation of Steinbrenner's dealings with gambler Howard Spira.
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August 15, 1990 | CHUCK MELVIN, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Robert Nederlander, president of the Nederlander Organization of theatrical producers, was named today to succeed George Steinbrenner as general partner of the New York Yankees. The limited partners met this morning with Steinbrenner, who must resign by Monday under his agreement with Commissioner Fay Vincent. "I have great confidence in Robert," Steinbrenner said. "As far as I'm concerned, I couldn't have got a better man."
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