Jim Leyland retires as Tigers manager; is Hall of Fame in his future?
The Strike Zone, Jay Jaffe
Two days after the Tigers were ousted from the American League Championship Series, Jim Leyland announced his retirement from managing.
Jim Leyland: Possibly a Hall of Fame manager, definitely a HOF man
CBSSports.com, Gregg Doyel
He won three pennants and a World Series. Hall of Famer? Absolutely yes, in my book.
They broke the mold with this guy. May he infuriate his retirement community with his incessant swearing and cigarette smoking.
When Jim Leyland made an ass of himself
Baseball Nation, Rob Neyer
Jim Leyland's retiring, and more than the World's Championship he won while managing the Marlins, we'll always remember that day he dropped a bunch of f-bombs on Barry Bonds.
Jim Leyland’s best of times: Remembering him after he stepped down as Tigers skipper
Big League Stew, David Brown
At 68 years old, and as he was nearing eight full seasons in Detroit, Leyland simply felt like he was running out of energy to the job properly.
Criticize him for the situational blunder inevitable for a manager entrusted with making dozens upon dozens of split second decisions over the course of a single game.
Leyland announces retirement from managing
Beck's Blog, Jason Beck
It's time, Jim Leyland said. "It's time to step down from the managerial position of the Detroit Tigers."
Leyland's legacy: Borderline Hall of Famer
SweetSpot Blog, David Schoenfield
One of the things I liked best about Jim Leyland is that he never really gave you a song-and-dance response to questions.
Moving on from a legend
Walkoff Woodward, Sam Genson
Perhaps more important than who manages the Tigers will be to what extant he has control over his caching staff.
Detroit Tigers Tweet Support, Respect for Jim Leyland
Motor City Bengals, Matt Snyder
I really want to be friends with Brayan Pena. He just seems kind of awesome.
Roar of the Tigers, Samara Pearlstein
This is pretty great. Nope, it's fantastic.