Tuesday, October 04, 2005
Trammel Out, Leyland Likely Next Tiger Skipper
The Detroit Tigers fired manager Alan Trammell yesterday. The Tigers went 186-300 under Trammell and lost an American League-record 119 games in 2003. His likely replacement is Jim Leyland, who won the '97 World Series title with the Florida Marlins (Tiger GM Dave Dombrowski was the Marlin's GM as well). it Bench coach Bruce Fields and third-base coach Juan Samuel also interviewed Monday.
Read MITCH ALBOM: 3 and out in the Freep
Also see Leyland: 'I'll accept it' in the Detroit News
# posted by farlane @ 9:15 AM
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