April 14, 2020
Hank Steinbrenner, basic partner and co-chairperson of the Yankees, passed away early Tuesday due to a prolonged health problem at his Clearwater, Fla., residence, surrounded by relative. He was 63.
According to a source, the cause of death was not COVID-19
Steinbrenner remained in his 13 th year as basic partner and 11 th as co-chairperson.
Steinbrenner was the earliest son of George and Joan Steinbrenner. Sisters Jennifer Steinbrenner Swindal and Jessica Steinbrenner are basic partners and vice chairpersons.
” Hank was a real and mild spirit who cherished the deep relationships he formed with those closest to him,” the Steinbrenner family said in a statement. Hank might be direct and outspoken, however in the very same conversation program fantastic inflammation and light-heartedness.
” More than anything, he set an example for everyone in how easily he lived enjoying his individual enthusiasms and pursuits. We are profoundly saddened to have actually lost him and will carry his memory with us constantly.”
With George Steinbrenner’s health stopping working in the late 2000 s, Hank Steinbrenner took on a more active function and displayed a similarity to his daddy’s bold method to running the club. George Steinbrenner passed away in 2010.
Nevertheless, in the last few years, Hank Steinbrenner hasn’t been seen around the Yankees much and spoken with less as the more reserved Hal Steinbrenner relocated to the forefront of the operation, working as the public face of the Yankees and representing the club at owners’ meetings.
Hank Steinbrenner was active in the household horse company, which lies in Ocala, Fla., and a board member of the Ocala Breeders Sales Company. He established Hanks Yanks, an amateur baseball program.
Hank Steinbrenner joined his boy, George Michael IV, to form Steinbrenner Racing in2016 Following 2 years taking part in the Indy Automobile advancement program, Steinbrenner Racing partnered with Harding Racing, and in 2015 was the very first season the partnership completed on the Indy Vehicle circuit.
Hank Steinbrenner attended Culver Military college and Central Methodist College. He leaves four children and a granddaughter.