2005: Jim Leyland Introduced as New Detroit Tigers Manager

October 3, 2018 all-day

On October 3, 2005, the Tigers introduce Jim Leyland as their new manager. Leyland, who came up through the Detroit organization as a player and minor league manager, replaces the fired Alan Trammell. The Tigers will win the pennant in Leyland’s first season.

Source :  Dan Holmes, “This Week in History“, Detroit Athletic Co. Facebook Page, October 3, 2016.

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