Steinbrenner was hospitalized earlier this morning after suffering a massive heart attack, and died Tuesday morning of a massive heart attack according to ESPN.com. He was 80 years old.
Longtime New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner died Tuesday morning, his family confirmed in a statement.First, The Voice of God, and now the owner that brought back the Yankee Dynasty. Under Mr. Steinbrenner the Yankees 11 AL Pennants and seven World Series Championships.
"It is with profound sadness that the family of George M. Steinbrenner III announces his passing. He passed away this morning in Tampa, Fla., at age 80," the family said in a statement.
You will be missed George.
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An extremely sad day here for the Yankees and Yankee fans.
"Heroes get remembered but legends never die"