Report: George Steinbrenner Heart Attack
MYFOXNY.COM – George Steinbrenner has reportedly .
The owner of the New York Yankees is in a Tampa hospital according to reports from Florida.
TBO.com reported that emergency crews responded to his home last night.
“The Boss” as his is known in Yankee circles, bought the team in 1973. The Bronx Bombers have won seven World Series titles since he became the principal owner.
Steinbrenner has had recent health problems.
He stepped aside in recent years and his sons have taken more responsibility in running the team.
On Sunday, after the passing of long time statdium announcer Bob Sheppard, George Steinbrenner issued a statement saying Sheppard was “the gold standard.”
“Fans were thrilled to hear his unforgettable voice and players were thrilled to hear his majestic enunciation of their names,” he said. “My thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Mary, and their family.”
The Yankees had not posted any information about Steinbrenner on their official site on Tuesday morning.
Yankees owner George Steinbrenner has died: source
New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner died, a high-placed source with the team told the Daily News.
Steinbrenner died around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday in Tampa, the source said.
Steinbrenner, who celebrated his 80th birthday on July 4, has been the owner of the Yankees since 1973.
The Yankees won 11 pennants and seven World Series titles during his tenure.
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