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A Toronto Blue Jays' season-long championship run would net Rogers hundreds of millions

By Michael Hobson

Player payroll is constantly part of the conversation when discussing the Toronto Blue Jays. Will Rogers Communications maintain last season’s approximately $130 million payroll? 1,415 more words

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Shapiro In, Anthopoulos Out, Why Not To Jump Ship On Blue Jays President

After the most successful season in 22 years, the Blue Jays have entered their most interesting off-season in about that same time.

The off-season for the American League East Champions got off to a hot start with Alex Anthopoulos stepping down as general manager, and Mark Shapiro officially taking the reigns from previous president Paul Beeston on November 1st. 900 more words

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Blue Jays' new president and CEO came to Toronto to make his baseball mark

By Michael Hobson

There is a new sheriff in town and his name is Mark Shapiro.

Working in a small town, and working with revenue from a small market, Shapiro could only do so much in Cleveland and is the main reason why he left a similar position with the Indians to become the new President and CEO with the Toronto Blue Jays. 1,476 more words

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Ken Dryden: Thanks, Paul, for the memories

I wanted this Blue Jays season to go on and on. To experience again what a full Dome looks like and sounds like, to see what a city with something to share feels like, so Paul Beeston could go on and on as the Blue Jays’ president. 1,098 more words

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Alex Anthopoulos' Toronto Blue Jays departure a failure by ownership, and not a surprising one

TORONTO — It was there throughout the Toronto Blue Jays’ remarkable three-month run to finish the 2015 season: that nagging, creeping sense of worry about the way the team’s ownership so spectacularly botched the beginning of the year. 897 more words


Spare Change - Welcome to Meaningful September Baseball

Eight straight sellouts, the EXACT same record after 130 games (75-57) as it was in 1992 and 1993 and the bandwagon is as packed as it has ever been. 1,943 more words

Mark Shapiro welcomes challenge of being Toronto Blue Jays president and CEO after he 'outgrew' job in Cleveland

TORONTO – In his fond farewell to Cleveland, Mark Shapiro stressed his need for a new challenge. And with a new challenge comes the need to “sometimes be a little uncomfortable,” he said. 1,043 more words