New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner DeadSubmited By Anam Khan
New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner Dead
New York Yankees Major League Baseball team old owner George Steinbrenner passed away today of a heart attack at his Tampa home. Steinbrenner had a heart attack, was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa, Fla., and died at about 6:30 a.m, a person close to the owner told The Associated Press.
The family released the following statement to ET: “He was an incredible and charitable man. First and foremost he was devoted to his entire family -- his beloved wife, Joan; his sisters, Susan Norpell and Judy Kamm, his children, Hank, Jennifer, Jessica and Hal; and all of his grandchildren. He was a visionary and a giant in the world of sports. He took a great but struggling franchise and turned it into a champion again.”