It is safe to say that Jim Leyland is perhaps one of the best managers in major league baseball. The Tigers are back in the playoffs after years of losing and I am always curious as to what motivates people to succeed. This short but insightful article by Wright Thompson of ESPN provides insight into the good, the bad, and the ugly of a father's influence on his children. It is rare that we get a glimpse into a lifetime in such a short amount of time. Click here.