Jim Leyland stepping down as Tigers manager

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Jim Leyland is stepping down as the manager of the Detroit Tigers.

Leyland, 68, told the team he was stepping down after the Tigers’ Game 6 loss to the Boston Red Sox in the AL Championship Series, Fox Sports reported.

During Leyland’s eight seasons the Tigers compiled a 700-597 record and won the NL Central the last three seasons. The Tigers made two trips to the World Series.

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