Hal Steinbrenner
Steinbrenner in 2019
Born
Harold Zieg Steinbrenner

(1969-12-03) December 3, 1969 (age 51)
Culver, Indiana, United States
Alma materWilliams College (BA)
University of Florida (MBA)
OccupationOwner of New York Yankees/ Managing general partner

Harold Steinbrenner (born December 3, 1969) is an American businessman best known as the Chairman and Managing General Partner of Yankee Global Enterprises, which owns the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He and his siblings inherited control of the team from their father, George Steinbrenner, who died in 2010.

Biography

Family and education

Hal Steinbrenner is the younger son of George (1930–2010) and Elizabeth Joan Steinbrenner (nee Zieg) (1935–2018). He has two sisters, Jessica Steinbrenner and Jennifer Steinbrenner (formerly Swindal). He is the younger brother of Hank Steinbrenner, who died in 2020.

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

Starting in 2007,[2] 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.[3]

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.[4]

Other roles

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.[5][6]

Personal life

Steinbrenner is a pilot. He owns a GTO single-engine and a Cessna high-wing plane.[7]

He is married to Christina DiTullio. Steinbrenner and his first wife, Christina Lavery, divorced in 2007.

References

  1. ^ Litsky, Frank (March 30, 2007). "BASEBALL; The Steinbrenner Family". The New York Times. Retrieved May 4, 2010.
  2. ^ "Hal Steinbrenner remains in charge of Yankees". ESPN.com. July 13, 2010. Retrieved September 14, 2020.
  3. ^ Tyler Kepner (September 29, 2007). "Steinbrenner Son Elected Chairman of Yankees". The New York Times.
  4. ^ "Statement from Howard J. Rubenstein, Spokesman for the New York Yankees" (Press release). Major League Baseball. November 20, 2008. Retrieved November 11, 2009.
  5. ^ "Executive Profile Harold Z. Steinbrenner". Bloomberg Businessweek. February 5, 2015.
  6. ^ Lenora Lake (March 5, 2014). "Blake High junior thanks Boys & Girls Club for support". The Tampa Tribune.
  7. ^ "Hal Steinbrenner: I don't deserve to be owner of the Yankees". ESPN.com. March 3, 2016. Retrieved September 14, 2020.