Found October 28, 2012 on NESN.com:
PLAYERS: Jim Leyland
TEAMS: Detroit Tigers
Jim Leyland is about as a good as old-school baseball gets. The Detroit manager wears spikes on the field (and into the clubhouse) and always has his Marlboros handy after the game when it's time to unwind after some tense baseball. Leyland is also known for his managing ability, which combines tactics from classic baseball strategy with some modern sensibility. That modern sensibility often requires Leyland to have something to say about all kinds of situations, and Leyland has done that with aplomb, too. While Leyland has had his share of good quotes throughout the years, he took a creative poke at his image as a grizzled old MLB manager as his team prepared for its most recent World Series tilt with the Giants, when he was asked how he relates to young players on the team. "I think I relate sometimes with the younger players better than the younger players relate to themselves," he told reporters in Detroit. "There's a whole bunch of people in ...
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