Best Answer

He led the Florida Marlins to a World Series championship in 1997, and previously won three straight division titles (1990, 1991, and 1992) with the Pittsburgh Pirates. With the Tigers' victory in the 2006 American League Championship Series, Leyland became the seventh manager in history to win pennants in both the National and American Leagues. He is a three-time Manager of the Year Award winner, twice in the National League (1990 and 1992), and once in the American League in 2006.

User Avatar

Wiki User

10y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar
More answers
User Avatar

Wiki User

12y ago

Yes, he managed the Florida Marlins that won the 1997 World Series over the Cleveland Indians.

This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Has Jim leyland ever managed a world series winner?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

Who managed the marlins in their world series championships?

Jim Leyland in 1997 and Jack McKeon in 2003.

Can two AL teams play in the World Series?

No. World Series is the winner of the ALCS vs winner of the NLCS.

What American league managers have the most World Series wins?

Joe McCarthy and Casey Stengel each managed the Yankees 7 World Series titles. Connie Mack managed the Athletics to 5 World Series titles and Joe Torre managed the Yankees to 4 World Series titles.

Who win in the world series in baseball?

The American League pennant winner, plays the National League pennant winner, in a 7 game series. The team to win 4 games first wins the World Series.

What is Leyland Band's motto?

The motto of Leyland Band is 'World Class Entertainment In Brass'.

Winner of the 2008 World Series?

The Philadelphia Phillies beat the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2008 World Series.

The winner of the World Series in 1989?

The Oakland Athletics beat the San Fansisco Giants in the 1989 World Series.

Who is the winner of the 2010 world series?

san francisco giants

Who is the world series winner in 2018?

Unfortunately probably the Yankees

Cito Gaston managed what World Series team?

Toronto Blue Jays, winners of the 1992 and 1993 World Series.

Who is the second highest winner of the World Series?

The St. Louis Cardinal have the second most World Series titles with 10.

What sport is called the World Series?

The " World Series" itself is not a sport. It is the championship 7 game series played between two major league baseball teams each year in october. The winner of the American League and the winner of the National League play in a "best-of-seven" series hence the name "World Series"