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Jim Leyland Was A Weeping, Dancing, Adorable Mess Last Night

Well, OK, everything about this is great.

The Detroit Tigers clinched their third-straight division title with a 1-0 victory over the Twins last night, and after the game manager Jim Leyland transformed from a chain-smoking curmudgeon into a weepy old man. Everything about the clip above—Leyland getting choked up while thanking the fans, Torii Hunter carrying him into the locker room like a baby, and Leyland's old-timey jig—will make you want to high five an elderly person. Sometimes, old people are the coolest.


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