Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 10/21/13
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Former Tigers manager Jim Leyland is a man of many things.  He’s a leader.  He’s a fan.  He’s funny.  He’s passionate.  He’s compassionate.  He’s stubborn, grumpy at times.  He’s a people person.  He’s a players’ manager.  He’s a smoker.  He’s a joker.  He’s a midnight (no, he isn’t).  He’s down-to-earth.  He’s a lover of people.  He’s a class act. Jim Leyland will still be a member of the Tigers’ organization in some yet-to-be-determined capacity.  But in whatever role he ends up in, he will be a lot less visible.  So I made it my duty to keep Skip visible for as long as this post shall live. Here’s my tribute to a man who I didn’t always agree with during his eight-year run with the Tigers, but a man that I have respected since I met him at the 2006 baseball winter meetings in Orlando. He’s funny. via @jonmorosi via @jonmorosi
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