Report: Jim Leyland To Step Down As Tigers Manager

According to Ken Rosenthal, Jim Leyland will step down as Tigers manager after eight years. Leyland reportedly told his players after Saturday's ALCS loss to Boston, and will make it official at a news conference later this morning. Rosenthal says Leyland told the players it was time for someone younger to do the job. »10/21/13 10:01am10/21/13 10:01am

Jim "Jimbo" Leyland Was The Most Popular Boy At His High School 50 Years Ago

Jim Leyland held court for the media today at baseball's winter meetings, and by all indications, he put on quite a show. Craig Calcaterra over at Hardball Talk has all of the highlights—Leyland on the World Baseball Classic: "I support it because the Commissioner gets mad when I say I don't support it"—but toward the… »12/05/12 7:10pm12/05/12 7:10pm

Jim Leyland Was Righteously Pissed At Some Terrible Umpiring

In the second inning of yesterday's matinee in Boston, Mike Aviles struck out. Well, he should have struck out. He swung and missed and everything. But the home plate umpire ruled that catcher Gerald Laird had short-hopped the catch, and on his second try, Aviles stroked an RBI single. It would lead to a three-run… »5/29/12 2:15pm5/29/12 2:15pm