jim leyland

6:28 pm
Sun November 3, 2013

Brad Ausmus named Detroit Tigers' manager

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Tigers job will be first big league managerial job for Ausmus
Detroit– The Tigers have their new manager.It’s Brad Ausmus, the long-time catcher who was introduced Sunday at Comerica Park as the successor to the retired Jim Leyland. Ausmus signed a three-year contract with a club option for a fourth season.
1:14 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Leyland steps down as Tigers' manager

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Leyland manager Detroit for eight seasons, made the playoffs four times
DETROIT -- Jim Leyland is done managing in the major leagues. Leyland, 68, officially announced his retirement at a press conference late Monday morning at Comerica Park after telling his team the news Saturday night following its Game 6 loss to the Boston Red Sox in the American League Championship Series.