Seen At 11: Ex-Yankee Leyritz Putting Life Back Together Following Deadly AccidentHe was a baseball player who helped the Yankees’ resurgence back in the 1990s. But he became as well known for a tragic accident long after he left the field. Now, Jim Leyritz is rebuilding his life and using what he's been through to help others.
Former Yankees Star Jim Leyritz Talks About DUI Conviction, Getting Second ChanceFormer New York Yankees World Series hero Jim Leyritz, once called "The King" was acquitted of manslaughter in a Florida drunk driving accident and is now trying to turn his life around.
B&C Morning Show: Jim Leyritz With Boomer & Carton In The Allstate StudioJim Leyritz hit a couple of monumental home runs for the Yankees and was a member of two World Series winning teams in the Bronx. He had an 11-year big league career, but will likely be remembered for his trouble with the law.
Leyritz Hired As Newark Bears Pitching CoachThough he was primarily a catcher in the major leagues, former Yankees World Series hero Jim Leyritz is the new pitching coach for the minor league Newark Bears.
Kallas Remarks: No Jail TimeAccording to sun-sentinel.com, Jim Leyritz “unleashed a well of remorse – and tears – as he discussed the toll of his drunken driving.
Keidel: Judging Jim LeyritzI recently wrote a column about Jim Leyritz that spawned a storm of hostile responses. My inbox was jammed with jaded Leyritz defenders, many saying that they had no rooting interest.
Jim Leyritz Sentenced To Probation & $500 Fine In DUI Case Ex-Yankee World Series hero Jim Leyritz gets probation, $500 fine in fatal drunk driving case.
Kallas Remarks: Lucky Jim LeyritzAs you probably know by now, former Yankee Jim Leyritz was acquitted this past Saturday of felony DUI (driving under the influence) manslaughter in a 2007 car crash that killed Fredia Ann Veitch.
Leyritz Vows Never To Drive Under Influence AgainAfter a Florida jury gave former Yankee catcher Jim Leyritz a mixed verdict in a case that could have sent him to jail for at least 15 years, he burst into tears.
Ex-Yankee Jim Leyritz Acquitted In Fatal DUI CrashA Florida jury has acquitted Jim Leyritz of DUI manslaughter in a 2007 crash that killed a mother of two. He was, however, convicted on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence.
Jurors Signal Deadlock In Leyritz DUI Death Case The six-person jury resumed discussions Friday afternoon. The panel got the case late Thursday after closing arguments in the 10-day trial.
Keidel: Jungle For Jim LeyritzWhile the aggregate drum of the 24/7 news cycle hammers us with scores and stats, graphics and crawlers, the fine print reveals tales of tragedy.