Jim Leyland | County Wexford

Full Name: James Richard Leyland

Born: 12/15/1944

Irish Roots: Wexfod and Cork

Family Name: Walsh and Carr

Surname Origins: Walsh is a common Irish surname, meaning “foreigner”, taken to Ireland by soldiers from Britain after the Norman invasion of Ireland. It is most common in County Mayo and County Kilkenny.


  • 3x Manager of the Year


  • Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame (2023)
  • National Baseball Hall of Fame (2024)
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