Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Yankees owner George Steinbrenner dies at 80
"The Boss" guided Yankees to seven World Series titles
A shipbuilder from Ohio who once promised absentee ownership, George M. Steinbrenner III instead took the New York Yankees and made them his own, raising the profile of baseball’s most famous team to new heights.
The sport’s longest-tenured, most notorious and successful owner, Steinbrenner died today in Tampa, Fla., after suffering what was described as a massive heart attack. He had turned 80 on July 4....More