George SteinbrennerJuly 4, 1930 â€“ July 13, 2010R.I.P.Here is the official press release:"It is with profound sadness that the family of George M. Steinbrenner III announces his passing. He passed away this morning in Tampa, Fla., at age 80."He was an incredible and charitable man. First and foremost he was devoted to his entire family - his beloved wife, Joan; his sisters, Susan Norpell and Judy Kamm, his children, Hank, Jennifer, Jessica and Hal; and all of his grandchildren."He was a visionary and a giant in the world of sports. He took a great but struggling franchise and turned it into a champion again."