Remember when George Constanza caught a lucky break, landing a job with the New York Yankees, as an assistant to George Steinbrenner?
The team's owner "was lampooned, with his permission, by a caricature in the sitcom 'Seinfeld,' portrayed by the actor Lee Bear, who was always photographed from behind at the Boss’s desk, flailing his arms and suitably imperious, while Larry David, the show’s co-creator, provided the voice," Richard Goldstein writes in The New York Times.
George Costanza (Jason Alexander) became Mr. Steinbrenner's assistant traveling secretary, whose duties included fetching calzones for him.
Hilarity ensued, of course. Those calzones, with cheese, pepperoni and eggplant! "Big Stein wants a little taste!"
Here is a wonderful montage of Steinbrenner-on-Seinfeld moments:
If you can't get enough, you can watch another one here.