Originally Posted by junkhead
Don't compare Leyland with Baker.
Contrary to his looks of a grumpy old-school baseball man, he's a sabermetric-minded manager who used Cabrera as a #2 hitter.
I just looked it up to poke fun at Brian Kenny. Leyland's teams had 1,320 sac bunts for his career.
--His Pittsburgh teams led the league in that stat a couple of times and were in the top half of the league 9 of 11 seasons IIRC.
--Detroit's AL rank in sac bunts during Leyland's tenure: 2, 12, 9, 2, 7, 3, 3, 6.