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.