Yankees co-owner Hank Steinbrenner has actually passed away at the age of 63.
Hank Steinbrenner, the child of George Steinbrenner and sibling of Hal Steinbrenner, pertained to power in mid-2000 s as the older Steinbrenner’s health degraded. In 2010, Hank acquired power of the team following the death of his daddy.
He passed away Tuesday early morning at his home in Clearwater, Fla. The reason for death was not instantly understood, however the New york city Post reports it was not associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Steinbrenner family provided a declaration (by means of the Yankees):
Hank was a mild and authentic spirit who cherished the deep relationships he formed with those closest to him. He was presented to the Yankees organization at an extremely young age, and his love for sports and competition continued to burn vibrantly throughout his life. Hank might be outspoken and direct, however in the extremely exact same discussion show excellent inflammation and light-heartedness. More than anything, he set an example for everyone in how conveniently he lived enjoying his individual enthusiasms and pursuits. We are exceptionally saddened to have actually lost him and will bring his memory with us constantly.
Recently, Hank Steinbrenner has actually played more of a background role as sibling Hal ended up being the face of Yankees ownership.
While owner of the Yankees, Hank Steinbrenner ended up being understood for his lively character, typically drawing the ire of fans and media alike for his public remarks. In a 2008 piece composed for Sporting News, Steinbrenner blogged about his contempt for MLB’s playoff format.
Steinbrenner is endured by his 4 children.