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Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Statement From The Steinbrenner Family
“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. 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.”
So there you have it, Yankee fans. He's really gone. Even though it was common knowledge that The Boss wasn't doing well over the last couple years, it still doesn't seem real to think about him actually being gone...