Hal Steinbrenner

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Hal Steinbrenner
Hal Steinbrenner 2009.jpg
Steinbrenner in 2009
Born (1969-12-03) December 3, 1969 (age 44)
Culver, Indiana
Alma mater Williams College (B.A.), University of Florida (M.B.A.)
Occupation Co-owner of New York Yankees/ Managing general partner

Harold Zieg "Hal" Steinbrenner (born December 3, 1969) is principal owner, managing general partner and co-chairman of the New York Yankees. He and his brother Hank inherited the team from their father, who died in 2010.

Biography[edit]

Family and education[edit]

Hal Steinbrenner is the younger son of George Steinbrenner and Elizabeth Joan (Zieg) Steinbrenner. He has two sisters, Jessica Steinbrenner and Jennifer Steinbrenner-Swindal.

Steinbrenner attended Culver Military Academy and went on to graduate from Williams College in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He then earned a Master of Business Administration at the University of Florida in 1994.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Starting in 2007,[citation needed] George Steinbrenner gradually ceded day-to-day control of the Yankees to Hal and his other son, Hank, as his health worsened. Hal Steinbrenner was elected Chairman of the Board of Yankee Global Enterprises on September 28, 2007.[citation needed]

On November 20, 2008, Major League Baseball owners approved the shift of day-to-day control of the Yankees from father George Steinbrenner to Hal Steinbrenner.[2]

Other roles[edit]

Hal Steinbrenner is Chairman and CEO of Steinbrenner Hotel Properties and is on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Tampa Bay.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Litsky, Frank (March 30, 2007). "BASEBALL; The Steinbrenner Family". The New York Times. Retrieved May 4, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Statement from Howard J. Rubenstein, Spokesman for the New York Yankees" (Press release). Major League Baseball. November 20, 2008. Retrieved November 11, 2009. 

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Preceded by
George Steinbrenner
Co-Owner of the New York Yankees
with Hank Steinbrenner

2010-present
Succeeded by
Incumbent