The New York Yankees have announced the passing of Vice Chairperson, Joan Steinbrenner.
The New York Yankees mourn the passing of Vice Chairperson Joan Steinbrenner, who was surrounded by her family as she passed away today at her home in Tampa, Fla. She was 83.
— New York Yankees (@Yankees) December 14, 2018
Joan married George Steinbrenner in 1956; George passed away in 2010.
“Joan was a compassionate and caring matriarch whose profound love for her family and those in the community always inspired us,” said the Steinbrenner family in a statement. “Her elegance and grace touched everyone around her, and we know her spirit will live on through her legacy of good works. We are grateful to have had her in our lives, and she will be deeply missed.”
The Bronx Pinstripes community would like to send our condolences along with The New York Yankees to the Steinbrenner family. We at Bronx Pinstripes wish our very best to the entire Steinbrenner family at this time.