Yankees confirm owner Steinbrenner has died

NEW YORK (BestGrowthStock) – George Steinbrenner, the principal owner and chairman of the New York Yankees baseball club, has died, the Yankees confirmed on Tuesday.

Steinbrenner, 80, passed away this morning in Tampa, Florida, the team said in a statement from his family.

“Funeral arrangements will be private,” said the statement. “There will be an additional public service with details to be announced at a later date.”

(Reporting by Chelsea Emery; Editing by Paul Simao)

Yankees confirm owner Steinbrenner has died