View Full Version : Nice Backman article

10-05-2003, 12:51 PM
Here (http://www.oregonlive.com/sports/oregonian/index.ssf?/base/sports/1065268778154690.xml)

Also lists Jim Leyland as a managerial canidate...Probably just a assumption, no hard evidence...

10-05-2003, 01:45 PM
Jim Leyland is not a good manager. He is old and crabby. He is not a nice person to talk to and doesn't seem to care if his team loses.

For example, when I took my little league team to Coopestown New York, we played his sons team - Beaver Valley Red, Penn. - and we beat them. He didn't care that his team lost, but he didn't even shake my hand after the game because of what one of my players did. Since all the teams lived together, I talked to his coaches and asked what the deal was, and they told me that he was a jacka**.

I don't like him, but whatever I guess.