Leyland motivated Team USA on way to WBC victory

Mar 24, 2017

Leyland motivated Team USA on way to WBC victory

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This, Jim Leyland insisted, was it. After leading the United States to its first World Baseball Classic title on Wednesday night, Leyland said the triumph would be the final act of his long career. “I’m not wearing any baseball uniform anymore, I can tell ...

Apr 16, 2016

U.S. taps Leyland as WBC manager

Former Detroit Tigers skipper Jim Leyland was appointed manager of the U.S. national team for the 2017 World Baseball Classic on Friday. Leyland, 71, was named Manager of the Year three times during his 22-year career in the majors with the Pittsburgh Pirates, then-Florida ...