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Let's Go, Blue Jays!

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For the moment, they're Canada's team. Here are books that celebrate their history, their right now, and a Canadian appreciation for baseball in general.
Blue Jays: Memories of ‘92

Blue Jays: Memories of ‘92

The World Series Champs Remember the Greatest Series of Their Lives
edition:eBook
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Sportsnet magazine presents Memories of ’92, the story of the 1992 Toronto Blue Jays in the words of the players, coaches and front office staff who lived a dream season. From off-season acquisitions to World Series glory, Canada’s only national general sports magazine takes you inside the locker room and on the field 20 years after Canada’s greatest baseball triumph.

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The Big 50: Toronto Blue Jays

The Big 50: Toronto Blue Jays

The Men and Moments that Made the Toronto Blue Jays
by Shi Davidi
foreword by Dan Shulman
edition:Paperback
tagged : ontario

The Big 50: Toronto Blue Jays is an amazing, full-color look at the 50 men and moments that made the Blue Jays the Blue Jays. Experienced sportswriter Shi Davidi recounts the living history of the Blue Jays, counting down from No. 50 to No. 1. The Big 50: Toronto Blue Jays brilliantly brings to life the Blue Jays remarkable story, from Dave Stieb and Roy Halladay to the roller-coaster that was Roberto Alomar to Joe Carter’s 1993 World Series–winning home run to the acquisition of Josh Donald …

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Tales from the Toronto Blue Jays Dugout

Tales from the Toronto Blue Jays Dugout

A Collection of the Greatest Blue Jays Stories Ever Told
edition:Hardcover
also available: Hardcover

From the club’s inception in the late ’70s to winning the division for the first time in the ’80s, Joe Carter’s epic home run, the two World Series titles in the early ’90s, the reign of Roy Halladay, Josh Donaldson’s MVP season, and everything in between, the Blue Jays have continued to build a storied history as one of baseball’s most exciting teams. In Tales from the Toronto Blue Jays Dugout, Jim Prime captures all of the best moments in Blue Jays history, from the most thrilli …

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations

The Lost Toronto Blue Jays Season
edition:eBook
also available: Paperback
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In a one of a kind look at the Toronto Blue Jays 2013 season, two seasoned sports journalists take readers behind the scenes as the team stocks up on stars, revitalizes its fans and embarks on a campaign of shocking disillusionment. Great Expectations begins with a detailed look at how general manager Alex Anthopoulos pulled off the blockbuster trade that acquired flashy shortstop Jose Reyes, potential pitching ace Josh Johnson and steady left-hander Mark Buehrle. Then came the delicate, frenzie …

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Your Toronto Blue Jays 25th Anniversary Collection

Your Toronto Blue Jays 25th Anniversary Collection

A Year-By-Year History
edition:Paperback
tagged : history

From Doug Ault to Carlos Delgado—a Jays’ highlight reel. Remember Opening Day, 1977? Snow falling over Exhibition Stadium. Bill Singer on the mound. Doug Ault the power hitter. How about the beginnings of the Jays’ greatest outfield—Barfield, Moseby, and Bell? Cliff Johnson and Jorge Orta sharing the DH role. Mark Lemongello punching himself in the jaw. Dave Stieb’s sharp-breaking slider and fiery disposition. Kelly Gruber hitting for the cycle. Join us in re-living the first 25 years of …

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Full Count

Full Count

Four Decades of Blue Jays Baseball
edition:Hardcover
also available: Paperback
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From one of Canada's top baseball writers and radio hosts: a retrospective of the Toronto Blue Jays on the 20th anniversary of Joe Carter's World Series-winning home run--and a look ahead to what promises to be their most successful season since. A must-have for all Blue Jays fans, and a great read for Toronto and Canadian sports fans in general.
 
In Full Count, Jeff Blair takes us back to the days when the Toronto Blue Jays were "the Cadillac of franchises," and shows us exactly what they did …

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Baseball Love

Baseball Love

edition:Paperback
tagged : literary

Having written books in practically every genre, George Bowering is often introduced as someone who adores baseball, yet ironically he did not begin this book about the game until he was appointed Canada’s first Poet Laureate for 2002–04. This picaresque memoir of a road trip with his fiancée through the storied ballparks of a poet’s youthful dreams is built on the bargain of fiction?that the narration of someone else’s life requires the listener or reader to fill in the blanks of what …

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Stealing Home

Stealing Home

Baseball Poems
edition:Paperback
tagged : canadian

Stealing Home is not so much about baseball as it is about relationships, childhood, and integrity Brenna approaches the game though the personal and universal, with engaging poems that a son's relationship with his father, a girlfriend seducing a player on a baseball diamond in the dead of night or a reaction to a particular major league stadium. While Stealing Home takes the reader behind the scenes in major league ballparks giving voice to icons like Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, and Jackie Robin …

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