New York Yankee Owner George Steinbrenner Dies, Funeral To Come he was 80 years old and it is reported the cause of death was a heart attack. There is no public announcement of his funeral arrangement, memorial, or burial service yet.
Mr. Steinbrenner bought a declining Yankees team in 1973, and then, in an often tumultuous tenure, oversaw seven World Series championship teams. via www.nytimes.com
George Steinbrenner, who rebuilt the New York Yankees into a sports empire with a mix of bluster and big bucks that polarized fans all across America, died Tuesday. He had just celebrated his 80th birthday July 4.via www.washingtonpost.com