|Intro||American professional baseball team owner and executive|
|From||United States of America|
|Birth||3 December 1969, Culver, Marshall County, Indiana, USA|
Harold Steinbrenner (born December 3, 1969) is an American businessman. He is the owner, managing general partner, and chairman of the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He and his brother, Hank who died on April 14 2020, inherited the team from their father, George Steinbrenner, who died in 2010.
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).
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.
Starting in 2007, 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.
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.
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.
Steinbrenner is a pilot. He owns a GTO single-engine and a Cessna high-wing plane.
He is married to his current wife, Christina DiTullio. Steinbrenner and his first wife, Christina Lavery, divorced in 2007.