New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner Dies

Longtime New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner passed away this morning.

Steinbrenner died in Tampa, Florida following a reported heart attack. The Yankees owner, who was nicknamed "The Boss," celebrated his 80th birthday on July 4.

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.” 



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