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Here’s Tigers’ slugger Miguel Cabrera taking away a fan’s “Fire Leyland” sign the other day prior to a game against the Chicago White Sox. Initially, you can see Miguel was annoyed. But, then realized he should probably give it back, for whatever reason.
The fan was later removed during the game.
I also couldn’t help but notice the fan being unable to pronounce Miguel… It’s Miguel, not MeeGuel.
Seven years and not one major clubhouse incident… Fire Leyland.
Stephan Rhymer also contributed to this story.
h/t: Associated Press (photo), Jake Exline, YouTube
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