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Stories with person: Jim Leyland
  • For more skippers, no prior managing experience required story has photos
    Updated: May-18-15 12:09 pm

    MILWAUKEE - Craig Counsell played 15 years in the majors, scouted and has worked with minor league players and coaches. But he never coached or managed in the minors or majors before taking over as Milwaukee's manager for Brewers general manager Doug Melvin.

  • Craig Counsell hired as Brewers manager after poor start story has photos
    Updated: May-04-15 11:12 pm

    MILWAUKEE - Craig Counsell enjoyed a solid but unspectacular major league career, hitting .255 over 16 seasons. He is confident he will have more success as a manager.