Remember Howie Spira? He sold dirt on Dave Winfield, extorted George Steinbrenner, and got the Yankees owner banned from baseball. The mob wanted to kill Spira. The FBI kept him alive. Now, almost 30 years later, Spira has given us the full story about his role in one of the most shameful events in Yankees history, complete with never-before-heard wiretaps of Winfield and Steinbrenner. Here's a sampling, from the first call Spira made to Steinbrenner trying to sell info on Winfield and agent Al Frohman:

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