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    Re: Leyland stepping down as Tigers Manager

    Quote Originally Posted by George Anderson View Post
    Its funny to read posts by Tiger fans on other boards calling for Kirk Gibson, Alan Trammell or Lou Whitaker to replace him. Reds fans are not alone in wanting their manager to be from their glorious past.
    Haha, I find this amusing as well, the Alan Trammell posts especially, do they not realize the man already failed in the managerial role for Detroit?

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    Re: Leyland stepping down as Tigers Manager

    Quote Originally Posted by RedTeamGo! View Post
    Haha, I find this amusing as well, the Alan Trammell posts especially, do they not realize the man already failed in the managerial role for Detroit?
    Moses, himself, couldn't have successfully managed the wretched 03-05 Tigers. It took Dombrowski years to clean up the mess that Randy Smith left behind.
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    Re: Leyland stepping down as Tigers Manager

    Quote Originally Posted by Revering4Blue View Post
    Moses, himself, couldn't have successfully managed the wretched 03-05 Tigers. It took Dombrowski years to clean up the mess that Randy Smith left behind.
    I went to spring training when Tram was the manager and Gibby a coach and remember seeing them pulling away after the game in a mini van, so I (being a drunk 21 year old) jumped in front of the van and waved. They thought it was hilarious.

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    Re: Leyland stepping down as Tigers Manager

    http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/writer/...er-this-winter

    Here is a knock for the future manager. The Tigers are looking to trade Scherzer.
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    Re: Leyland stepping down as Tigers Manager

    I think the Tigers would have won it all if their bullpen wasn't awful. It was just something they couldn't overcome in the postseason.

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    Re: Leyland stepping down as Tigers Manager

    Quote Originally Posted by bucksfan2 View Post
    I think the Tigers would have won it all if their bullpen wasn't awful. It was just something they couldn't overcome in the postseason.
    Running and fielding would have been a nice part of the game to be average in for them too.

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    Re: Leyland stepping down as Tigers Manager

    Quote Originally Posted by westofyou View Post
    Running and fielding would have been a nice part of the game to be average in for them too.
    ...not to mention Cabrera and Fielder actually hitting during the ALCS

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    Re: Leyland stepping down as Tigers Manager

    Quote Originally Posted by westofyou View Post
    Running and fielding would have been a nice part of the game to be average in for them too.
    Yeah, that's got to be some post-game spread.
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    Re: Leyland stepping down as Tigers Manager

    Leyland said he will be staying in the organization in another capacity. Sounds like he just wants out of managing. Can't blame him. Thankless job.

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    Re: Leyland stepping down as Tigers Manager

    Quote Originally Posted by 40YrRedsFan View Post
    Thankless job.
    You mean other than making Millions of dollars and getting a shiny ring and adored by millions of people if you win the world series?

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    Re: Leyland stepping down as Tigers Manager

    He doesn't want to be on the road for months of the year or at the ballpark for 12+ hours a day. Can't blame him for that.

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    Re: Leyland stepping down as Tigers Manager

    Quote Originally Posted by RedTeamGo! View Post
    I actually just said Dusty's name in the "Leyland Stepping Down as Manager" http://www.motownsports.com/forums/d...n-manager.html thread on Motownsports.com and the reaction is hilarious.
    Another bunch of ungrateful and unappreciative fans like the Nationals message board that apparently just doesn't like to win.

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    Re: Leyland stepping down as Tigers Manager

    Quote Originally Posted by westofyou View Post
    Running and fielding would have been a nice part of the game to be average in for them too.
    Leyland cost them that series. When Ortiz is up with the bases juiced, you bring in a lefty. Period.
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    Re: Leyland stepping down as Tigers Manager

    Quote Originally Posted by Dom Heffner View Post
    Leyland cost them that series. When Ortiz is up with the bases juiced, you bring in a lefty. Period.
    They had a chance to go home up 2-0 winning the first 2 in boston. No idea why Ortiz did not face a lefty...any lefty..
    Not this year...maybe a Wild Card

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    Re: Leyland stepping down as Tigers Manager

    The fans were booing Prince Fielder so hard in game 5. I was ashamed to be in the stadium. They were ruthless. My co workers were all whining about Fielder too. Tough crowd.
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