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Gene Michael, who gained fame when he restored the New York Yankees to prominence in the mid-1990s, has died, according to the Yankees cable network. He was 79. Gene ‘Stick’ Michael dies at age 79 https://t.co/7e7Mua5qCX pic.twitter.com/utuiA7wlIw — YES Network (@YESNetwork) September 7, 2017 The New York Post reported he died of a heart attack. Michael…