William Clay Ford St died today of pneumonia at the age of 88. He has owned Lions since 1963. He bought team for 4.5 million. Current value of the Lions is 900 million per Forbes. ESPN reported this minutes ago.
Assuming Bill Ford Jr will take over Lions in addition to be Chairman of the Board for Ford Motor Company. It will be interesting if Jr becomes more aggressive than his dad. His dad was very loyal to his employees.