Full Count

Four Decades of Blue Jays Baseball

By Jeff Blair
(Vintage Books Canada, Paperback, 9780345812544, 277pp.)

Publication Date: April 1, 2014

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From one of Canada's top baseball writers and radio hosts: a retrospective of the Toronto Blue Jays that comes more than 20 years after Joe Carter's World Series-winning home run. 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 right to become baseball's premier club. Then he explores the disappointing aftermath, when the league's fourth-largest market became an also-ran: seemingly destined to languish behind the big-spending Yankees and Red Sox and free-wheeling Rays--until the offseason of 2012. Full Count will appeal to the casual fans wanting to re-live Blue Jays history, and to the serious fans who relish the nitty-gritty business decisions and behind-the-scenes details that made this team what it is today.

About the Author
Blair has been studying and researching nutrition for nearly 15 years. He has degrees in clinical nutrition and a doctorate in nutritional science. He founded and operated a successful supplement company that he sold in 2000. He is still a consultant to the company. Dr. Blair currently spends his days teaching people about natural approaches to health, studying the latest research on nutrition.
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