His girlfriend recommended him, telling her uncle that he was "different". George was in his "do the opposite" phase and told the interviewer how he had been fired from jobs for boinking the cleaning woman on his desk, trying to slip a mickey to his boss, etc. Then, when he meets The Boss, he fully berates him for doing dumb trades, making the Yanks a laughing stock, and for bringing untold misery and embarrassment to The City. When finished with his tirade, Steinbrenner says, "Hire this man". George was then bustin'and the rest is history!