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5 Reasons Jim Leyland Is Too Washed Up to Manage the Detroit Tigers

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5 Reasons Jim Leyland Is Too Washed Up to Manage the Detroit Tigers
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Jim Leyland has had a great career as a manager in MLB.  

He has reached the World Series in the National League and the American League with the Marlins and Tigers and had several more near-misses with the Pirates.  

But at 67, is Leyland getting too old to effectively manage a baseball team?

The decisions "Old Smokes" makes can be baffling, and he gives the press fewer and fewer explanations for his actions.  Did Dave Dombrowski make the wrong decision in bringing him back for the 2012 season?

The Tigers are stacked this year, and early indications say that only Leyland will stop them from a deep playoff run in 2012. 

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