• Leyland won't return for Tigers, reports say

    Summary of 17 articles · Updated Oct 21, 2013
    Leyland said he told the players after the Tigers lost Game 6 at Boston on Saturday night. Jim Leyland won't return as manager of the Detroit Tigers next season, a decision the team will announce in a Monday morning news conference, according to multiple reports. Jim Leyland always has known when it was time to leave. Leyland made it clear that stepping down was his decision, and that he wasn't being forced out. He said that after a Sept. Leyland went 700-597 as Tigers manager, winning two AL pennants and...
    • Leyland's retirement marks end of managerial era

      Jim Leyland announced his retirement on Monday. With Joe Torre, Bobby Cox, Davey Johnson, Lou Piniella and La Russa also retiring since August 2010, baseball is exhausting one of the richest veins of managerial brainpower, creativity and orneriness in i…
      Source: MLB.com
    • Leyland receives universal admiration from peers

      Jim Leyland announced Monday morning that the 2013 season was his last as the Tigers' manager, giving players, managers and everyone else across baseball an opportunity to recognize and appreciate all he accomplished during his 22-year managerial career…
      Source: MLB.com
    • Tigers will miss manager who inspired them

      Jim Leyland knew how to handle superstars, and he had a bunch of them at his different stops. But just as important, he knew how to manage the bench players and get the most out of them.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Lions coach Jim Schwartz admires Jim Leyland's steady hand

      Schwartz is a baseball fan. He's primarily a Baltimore Orioles fan but in his five years in Detroit he has developed a strong admiration and appreciation for Leyland, who stepped down Monday as Tigers manager.
      Source: detnews.com
    • MLB loses one of its great characters as Jim Leyland retires as Tigers manager 

      Jim Leyland said goodbye to managing Monday, two days after his Detroit Tigers were eliminated in the American League Championship Series by the Red Sox, and he did so with all the qualities that have made him such an endearing figure in baseball for la…
    • Lots of reasons to like the retiring Jim Leyland, and to miss him

      There is a lot to like about Jim Leyland, and there will be a lot to miss now that he's retiring.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Jim Leyland’s best of times: Remembering him after he stepped down as Tigers skipper

      Jim Leyland told Dave Dombrowski in September that the 2013 season would be his last as manager of the Detroit Tigers. At 68 years old, and as he was nearing eight full seasons in Detroit, Leyland simply felt like he was running out of energy to the job…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Leyland's impact in Pittsburgh proves lasting

      Jim Leyland's managerial career may be best remembered for taking a five-year-old franchise, the 1997 Florida Marlins, to a World Series title and for the classy, dignified way it ended on Monday. But it began in Western Pennsylvania.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Leyland the embodiment of player's manager

      If you ask a dozen general managers to describe their prototype of what a Major League manager ought to be, there's a good chance they'll mention one name.
      Source: MLB.com
  • Lions coach Jim Schwartz on Chris Houston: 'He can play better'

    Schwartz would not say whether the benching of Houston, the starting left cornerback, would continue for another week. Houston did not argue with the benching. In fact, he said he would have benched himself. He called it the worst half of football he'd …
    Source: detnews.com
  • Here's Jim Leyland Cursing Out Barry Bonds For Nearly A Minute

    Jim Leyland is retiring today, which means that now is as good a time as ever to look back at one of our favorite moments from his coaching career. Here he is at the Pittsburgh Pirates' spring training facility in 1991, chewing out Barry Bonds for who k…
    Source: deadspin.com

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