Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 10/21/13
Per FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, Jim Leyland is stepping down as the Tigers manager Monday morning.  The team has announced an 11:30AM Eastern press conference to make the announcement. According to Rosenthal, Leyland informed the team after their Game 6 loss in the ALCS that the team needs someone younger to lead them. Leyland leaves the Tigers with a career record of 1,757–1,711 and a record of 700-597 over eight years with the Tigers.  His 2006 team lost the World Series in five games to the Cardinals. The Tigers were swept in the 2012 World Series by the Giants and lost to the Red Sox in six games to the Red Sox in this year’s ALCS. via @Ken_Rosenthal While my baseball instincts clashed with a fair share of Leyland’s in-game moves, I wish him all the best in the future as there is no debate that he is a class act and will always have a spot in his heart for the fans of Detroit.
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