FBI Docs: George Steinbrenner Thought The FBI Was The "Nearest Thing To Perfection"Luke O'Brien12/22/11 5:25pmFiled to: The boss filesthe Steinbrenner filesHoward spiraGeorge SteinbrennerGeorge steinbrenner fbi fileNew York YankeesHowie spiraMlb historyThe informerNewstweetTop31EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkWhen we published my October profile of Howie Spira, the gambler who tangled with George Steinbrenner and wound up in prison, I knew the story wasn't over. In the course of my reporting, I'd submitted a few Freedom of Information Act requests to the FBI. These things can take a while for the federales to process. Lots of redacting and such. Recently, though, I got a partial response to one of them—a request for information about Steinbrenner and his association with the FBI.