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One on One with Jim Leyritz

Thursday, 11/17 on CBS4 at 11 PM -- Following on the heels of Joe Paterno's downfall, Michele Gillen interviews another champion athlete who went from tickertape to tragedy. Jim Leyritz was a baseball superstar, an iconic individual who was a star for the Yankees. However, he witnessed firsthand the toll that fame and pressure can put on a person in the spotlight. He lost his family and fortune, and a DWI put  his life into a tailspin. But now he's fighting back. Michele Gillen talks to a man who's trying to turn his life around.

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