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Paul Beeston enjoying new role as unofficial adviser of Blue Jays

TORONTO – Paul Beeston’s old cigar boxes have been packed up and put away. The loads of paper that are packed in his filing cabinets are still a work in progress though. 882 more words

Canada

Blue Jays' John Gibbons is in the unenviable position of being the last man standing

By Michael Hobson

All his protection has been removed. No longer does Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons have the man who hired him, his friend Alex Anthopoulos, as a shield. 1,375 more words

The Fan View

Toronto Blue Jays take a big leap, then proceed with caution: Postmedia's team of the year

In the middle of September, smack in the heat of the American League East baseball pennant race, I wandered Manhattan in search of a place to watch the Toronto Blue Jays play the New York Yankees. 938 more words

Sports

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

The Fan View

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

Baseball

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

The Fan View

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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