Tigers Have Pittsburgh Roots

The Detroit Tigers are playing the Pittsburgh Pirates in a three-game Interleague weekend series at PNC Park. The Tigers have a distinct Pittsburgh flavor. Former Pirates manager Jim Leyland is the Tigers field boss and his coaching staff includes former Pirates managers Lloyd McClendon and Gene Lamont and former Bucs players Andy Van Slyke, Don Slaught and Rafael Belliard.

George Von Benko interviews Jim Leyland.

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George Von Benko interviews former Pirates player Andy Van Slyke.

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