George Steinbrenner Died, Yankees Owner Was 80 Yrs Old

George Steinbrenner has been pronounced dead in Tampa, Florida. Mr. Steinbrenner was 80 years old.

Steinbrenner has been the principal owner of the New York Yankees since 1973. He accomplishments as the Yankees owner are unmatched in the MLB history.

7 World Series championships, 11 pennant winners, and a Yankees team that is valued at nearly $1.6 billion.

According to the NY Times, George Steinbrenner has been in failing health for several years. This failing health has also caused Steinbrenner to make very few public appearances.