Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 10/21/13
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Among the things Tigers GM and team president Dave Dombrowski will have to address this offseason is a new manager. According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the team has called for an 11:30 AM ET press conference to announce that longtime manager Jim Leyland will be stepping down. Sources: Leyland stepping down as #Tigers manager. Told team after end of ALCS. Team has called news conference for 11:30 AM ET. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) October 21, 2013 The 68-year old Leyland announced his decision to the team following their 5-2 loss to the Boston Red Sox which eliminated them from the ALCS in six games. Leyland also apparently expressed that it was time someone younger manage the team. h/t: FOX Sports, MLBTradeRumors.com
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