Who is Hank Steinbrenner?
Hank Steinbrenner (full name: Henry George Steinbrenner III) was Co-Owner of New York Yankees, and managing general partner. He was also a minority partner Steinbrenner Racing.
Hank is the older brother of the team’s principal owner and managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner.
The businessman died early Tuesday 14th April 2020 due to a lengthy illness at his Clearwater, Fla., residence, surrounded by family members. His death is not COVID-19 related.
He was also active in the family horse business, which is located in Ocala, Fla., and a board member of the Ocala Breeders Sales Company. He had been the Vice President and Director of Bay Farms Cooperation since 1985.
How Old is Hank Steinbrenner?
Hank was aged 63 years old at the time of his death on April 14, 2020. Henry George Steinbrenner III was born on April 2, 1957, in Culver, Indiana.
Hank Steinbrenner Parents
Steinbrenner was born to George Steinbrenner an American businessman who was the principal owner and managing partner of Major League Baseball’s New York Yankees. His mother was Elizabeth Joan (pronounced Jo-Ann), Zieg. His parents had met in Columbus and got married on May 12, 1956.
Hank Steinbrenner Siblings
Steinbrenner has a younger brother Hal Steinbrenner and two sisters Jessica Steinbrenner and Jennifer Steinbrenner-Swindal. Hank and his siblings have all been divorced severally and this has resulted in several of the former-in-laws being removed from the Yankees’ management.
His brother Hal who is 11 years younger was put in charge of the Yankees in November 2008.
Hank Steinbrenner Education
Hank attended Culver Military Academy like his father. He then went to Central Methodist College in Missouri. At Central Methodist, he played soccer and also coached at Ocala Vanguard High.
Hank Steinbrenner Wife
He was previously married but he divorced his wife in 2004.
Hank Steinbrenner Children
Hank and his former wife have four children together. He has two daughters, Jacqueline and Julia, sons George Michael IV and John. His son, George Michael Steinbrenner IV is the owner of IndyCar team Steinbrenner Racing. The team fields a full-time entry in the IndyCar Series in partnership with Harding Racing under the banner of Harding Steinbrenner Racing.
Hank Steinbrenner New York Yankees
Along with his brother Hal, Hank inherited the team after the death of their father, George Steinbrenner, in 2010. Since the year 2007, their father had already ceded most day-to-day control of the team to the two brothers due to his poor health.
Before their father died, the brothers already made most of the team’s decisions in tandem with team President Randy Levine and General Manager Brian Cashman.
Hank Steinbrenner Net Worth
In 2015, the Yankees were named the most valuable team in baseball for the 18th consecutive year. Their worth had moved up to $3.2 billion. Hank’s individual worth is not yet determined.
Hank Steinbrenner Death
On April 14, 2020, the Yankees mourned the death of the team’s general partner and co-chairperson. Hank died due to a lengthy illness at his Clearwater, Fla., residence, surrounded by family members.
He was 63 years old at the time of his death.