Video: Jim Leyland Runs Gamut of Human Emotions in 1:26

Not merely some — but, in fact, most — feature-length motion pictures fail to produce as much in the way of pathos as this short video of Jim Leyland does in the wake of Detroit’s division-clinching victory on Wednesday, which video includes: Jim Leyland crying a proud father’s beautiful, faltering tears; Jim Leyland being escorted into the Tiger clubhouse via bear hug by devoted son-figure Torii Hunter; and Jim Leyland performing spontaneously a dance which, for whatever it lacks in technical proficiency, compensates for it by managing to remind the spectator that the first act of human dance, whenever it occurred, must also have been an expression of pure and spontaneous joy.

As a service to the public, the author has rendered said expression into GIF form for posterity’s sake, for however long posterity ends up lasting:




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RPMcSweeney
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RPMcSweeney
2 years 9 months ago

It appears that he’s attempting the Gunslinger Moonwalk, or at very least Reverse Six Shooter Shuffle. Hard to tell without some footage from the FootFX camera. Either way, he makes his horsey move.

Free Bryan LaHair
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Free Bryan LaHair
2 years 9 months ago

i like the Reverse Six Shooter Shuffle. the left hand draw is perfect and needs to be analyzed.

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Free Bryan LaHair
2 years 9 months ago

he loves Torrii. he loves him, and he trusts him.

Mr. Smooth
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Mr. Smooth
2 years 9 months ago

That might be the Saint Vitus Dance.

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