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It is official. After 22 years of being a Major League Baseball manager, the last 8 years spent managing the Tigers, Jim Leyland has retired.
Leyland was working off of a one-year contract, wanting to address his future once the season was over.
He was 700-597 with the Tigers.
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According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Jim Leyland is going to retire this morning as manager of the Detroit Tigers.
The Tigers have called an 11:30 press conference this morning, but have not said what it is regarding.
Leyland has managed the Tigers for 8 years, with three appearances in the American League Championship Series and two in the World Series.
We will bring you more on this story as the information becomes available.