George Steinbrenner Dies: Yankees Owner Suffers Massive Heart Attack

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George Steinbrenner Dies: Yankees Owner Suffers Massive Heart Attack

News broke this morning that long-time Yankees owner and baseball icon George Steinbrenner died.

Steinbrenner, aptly nicknamed "The Boss," reportedly suffered a massive heart attack this morning and died at 6:30 a.m. EST in a Tampa-area hospital.

Steinbrenner, 80, became the owner of the Yankees in 1973 and re-energized the Yankees from a fallen franchise to the biggest sports entity in the world. The loss of Steinbrenner is a significant blow to Major League Baseball, which lost one of its giants.

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