SportsBusiness Journal has named their Top 50 Most Influential People in Sports Business for 2008. Hal Steinbrenner is in at number 28.

Four baseball people rank ahead of the younger Steinbrenner brother. Three of them work for Major League Baseball - Bub Selig at 6, MLB COO Bob DuPuy at 18 and MLB executive VP for business Tim Brosnan at 22. Red Sox owner John Henry is the only baseball owner to rank above him, at 20.

Via Peter Abraham.