Leyland Steps Down As Tigers Manager

October 22, 2013
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Jim Leyland announced his resignation Monday after eight seasons as manager of the Detroit Tigers.

Leyland’s tenure included two World Series appearances and three division titles.

Leyland has 1,769 career victories as manager of the Tigers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Florida Marlins and Colorado Rockies.  His record at Detroit was 700-597.  Leyland won a World Series title with the Marlins in 1997.

This season, the Tigers advanced to the American League Championship Series, where they were beaten in six games by the Boston Red Sox.

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