Retired Detroit Tigers Manager Jim Leyland reminisced about the last time he saw Hall of Famer Al Kaline, who died Monday at age 85; it was about a month ago over dinner at the Terrace Grille in Lakeland during Spring Training. “He said, ‘Thanks for being my friend all these years. It felt like he was saying goodbye.’ “

Source: Detroit Free Press

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