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George Steinbrenner

George SteinbrennerAKA George Michael Steinbrenner III

Born: 4-Jul-1930
Birthplace: Rocky River, OH
Died: 13-Jul-2010
Location of death: Tampa, FL
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Interred, Trinity Memorial Gardens, Trinity, FL

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Baseball
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Owner, New York Yankees

Military service: USAF (two years)

Flamboyant, widely beloved and reviled long-time owner of the New York Yankees who made his fortune with the Cleveland-based American Shipbuilding Company. Fired Billy Martin five times, and was himself banned from baseball "for life" from 1990-93.

Wife: Joan Zieg (m. 12-May-1956, two sons, two daughters)
Son: Hal (Yankees owner)
Son: Hank (Yankees owner)
Daughter: Jessica
Daughter: Jennifer

    High School: Culver Military Academy
    University: BA, Williams College (1952)
    University: Ohio State University (1954-55)

    Bush-Cheney '04
    Bush-Quayle '92
    George W. Bush for President
    Hillary Clinton for President
    John McCain 2008
    Reagan-Bush '84
    Rudy Giuliani Presidential Committee
    Solutions America PAC
    Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity
    Endorsement of Visa
    Campaign Finance Violation pled guilty (Aug-1974)
    Conspiracy to make illegal campaign contributions; pled guilty (Aug-1974)
    Pardoned by Ronald Reagan (18-Jan-1989)
    Fainted Sarasota, FL (27-Dec-2003)
    Endorsement of Miller Brewing Company

    New York Yankees Owner (1973-2010)

    The Scout (30-Sep-1994) · Himself

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