Hank Steinbrenner Biography – Hank Steinbrenner Wiki
Hank Steinbrenner born Henry George Steinbrenner III was the co-owner and managing general partner of the New York Yankees. Steinbrenner and his brother, Hal Steinbrenner, took over co-ownership of the Yankees after the death of their father George Steinbrenner in July 2010.
He played soccer at Central Methodist and coached at Ocala Vanguard High. He was 15 when his father led a group that bought the Yankees from CBS in 1973. Hank traveled with the team for parts of the 1985 and 1986 seasons, learning under Lou Piniella, Woody Woodward and Clyde King, before getting out of baseball and concentrating on the Steinbrenner thoroughbred stable in Ocala, Florida. He was a vice president and director of Bay Farms Corp. since 1985 and a member of the board of the Ocala Breeders Sales Co.
Steinbrenner also served as chairman of Minch Transit Co. and vice president of Mid-Florida Hotels Corp. He coordinated a partnership with Gwynn Racing in 2000 to field a Gwynn/Steinbrenner Yankees dragster on the National Hot Rod Association tour and with son George Michael Steinbrenner IV formed Steinbrenner Racing in 2016, according to ESPN.
Hank Steinbrenner Age
Hank Steinbrenner was born on April 2, 1957, in Culver, Indiana, United States. He died on April 14, 2020, at the age of 63.
Hank Steinbrenner Wife
Hank Steinbrenner was married to his wife Joan Hanley Steinbrenner from February 27, 1988, until their divorce in 2004.
Hank Steinbrenner Children
Hank Steinbrenner and his wife Joan Steinbrenner had 4 children, daughters Jacqueline and Julia Steinbrenner Vinas, and sons George Michael Steinbrenner IV and John. George Michael Steinbrenner IV is the owner of IndyCar team Steinbrenner Racing.
Hank Steinbrenner Family
Hank Steinbrenner was the oldest son of George Steinbrenner and Elizabeth Joan Steinbrenner (née Zieg). He has 3 siblings, a brother Hal Steinbrenner and 2 sisters, Jessica Steinbrenner and Jennifer Steinbrenner-Swindal. Hal Steinbrenner is the Yankees’ managing general partner and co-chairperson. The 2 sisters Jennifer Steinbrenner Swindal and Jessica Steinbrenner are general partners and vice chairpersons.
Hank Steinbrenner Death
Hank Steinbrenner died on April 14, 2020, at the age of 63, at his residence in Clearwater, Florida, due to a long-standing health issue.
The Steinbrenner family said in a statement: “Hank was a genuine and gentle spirit who treasured the deep relationships he formed with those closest to him. He was introduced to the Yankees organization at a very young age, and his love for sports and competition continued to burn brightly throughout his life. Hank could be direct and outspoken, but in the very same conversation show great tenderness and light-heartedness More than anything, he set an example for all of us in how comfortably he lived enjoying his personal passions and pursuits. We are profoundly saddened to have lost him and will carry his memory with us always.”
Hank Steinbrenner Cause of Death
Hank Steinbrenner’s cause of death was an undisclosed illness.
Hank Steinbrenner Net Worth
Hank Steinbrenner’s net worth was estimated to be $3.2 billion.