Jim Leyland ‘couldn’t be prouder’ of Miguel Cabrera

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Former Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland helped lead the team to some of the greatest moments that we as Motor City sports fans have experienced in recent memory. He’ll forever hold a special place in the hearts of the fans of the Motor City, as he’s the third-winningest manager in team history and helped lead … Read more

Top 5 managers in Detroit Tigers history

Many forget that someone has to be behind all the success a team can have and that it’s not always just the players, but also the man behind the madness. That is the skipper. The Detroit Tigers have been blessed with very effective and fan-favorite managers in their history who have led teams on memorable … Read more

Former Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland to speak during Friday’s Miguel Cabrera ceremony

Shortly after future Hall of Fame slugger Miguel Cabrera blasted his 500th career home run last month, the Detroit Tigers announced that their home game on Friday, September 24 will be “Miggy Celebration Day” as they welcome the Kansas City Royals. And one special guest that will be on hand will be former manager Jim … Read more

Former Tigers manager Jim Leyland congratulates Miguel Cabrera [VIDEO]

Former Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland helped lead the team to some of the greatest moments that we as Motor City sports fans have experienced in recent memory. And we were treated to another milestone this afternoon, as Miguel Cabrera became the 28th player in MLB history to blast his 500th career home run. Shortly … Read more

Jim Leyland weighs in on Detroit Tigers hiring A.J. Hinch

Former Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland helped lead the team to some of the greatest moments that we as Motor City sports fans have experienced in recent memory. Embed from Getty Images Now serving as a special advisor, you can count Leyland among those who approve of the hiring of A.J. Hinch following the retirement … Read more

OTD: Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland’s champagne soaked moonwalk (VIDEO)

The Detroit Tigers won their third consecutive AL Central Division title on this date in 2013 with a win over the rival Minnesota Twins. But of course, what most of us remember about that day was the celebration afterwards – including the iconic memory of then-manager Jim Leyland‘s champagne soaked moonwalk. Embed from Getty Images … Read more

Former Tigers manager Jim Leyland praises Detroit as a sports city and discusses team’s future

Former Detroit Tigers skipper Jim Leyland has a special place in the hearts of the fans of the Motor City. The third winningest manager in Tigers history, Leyland led Detroit to four straight Central Division titles, two World Series appearances, and 700 victories. “I was absolutely thrilled, because the last thing on my mind when … Read more

Former Detroit Tigers Craig Monroe, Joel Zumaya describe playing for Jim Leyland

The Detroit Tigers enjoyed tremendous success under former manager Jim Leyland, going to the World Series in 2006 and 2012 as well as earning Manager of the Year honors in 2006. With over 700 wins with Detroit, Leyland certainly earned his place among the great former coaches the city remembers. Two former Tigers who played … Read more

Jim Leyland recalls final dinner with Al Kaline: ‘It felt like he was saying goodbye’

“Mr. Tiger” That is not a nickname that is just handed out and it is certainly not a nickname that is taken lightly. When somebody mentioned, “Mr. Tiger,” everybody knew they were referring to Detroit Tigers icon and legend Al Kaline. On Monday afternoon, news broke that Kaline had passed away and since then, everybody … Read more