Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand issued the following statement today upon the news that Yankees owner George M. Steinbrenner III has died:
“Today my thoughts and prayers are with the Steinbrenners and the entire Yankees family.
“George’s single-minded drive in the pursuit of excellence and his devotion to family inspired people far beyond the baseball diamond. He will be greatly missed by those in pinstripes and baseball fans in New York and throughout the world.”