Jim Leyland Speaker Profile
Jim Leyland Biography
Jim Leyland was born December 15, 1944 in Perrysburg, Ohio and is a Major League Baseball manager for the Detroit Tigers. He led the Florida Marlins to a World Series championship in 1997. With the Tigers' victory in the 2006 American League Championship Series, Leyland has become the seventh manager in history to win pennants in both the National and American Leagues. He is a 3-time Manager of the Year Award winner, twice in the National League (1990 and 1992), and once in the American League in 2006.
Leyland is notorious for his smoking habit (Marlboro Reds are his favorite), which he defends. Leyland is often known to smoke in the dugout during games. More recently, as smoking has been banned in many major league stadiums, he smokes on the clubhouse ramp between inning.
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Posted on 22 December 2016 | 6:11 pm
Former Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland is scheduled to be the keynote speaker for the 40th Annual Old Dominion Baseball Banquet that’s happening on January 13th of next year. The baseball coach for Old Dominion mentioned that they are all extremely excited that this MLB great has decided to participate, as he will no doubt Read More
Posted on 16 December 2014 | 5:01 pm
Former big league manager Jim Leyland has been named the featured guest speaker for the 31st annual La Salle Sports Stag on Wednesday, January 31. The event will be held in the La Salle High School gym from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m and will feature a speech by Leyland about his career and the importance Read More
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