Blue Jays: Jays Journal Podcast- “Don’t You Forget About Me”

TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 24: Jose Bautista
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 24: Jose Bautista /

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Jays Journal Podcast – October 5. “Don’t You Forget About Me.”

The season is officially over for the Toronto Blue Jays, but that doesn’t mean anything’s different here on the Jays Journal Podcast. In fact, it’s likely that you’ll get even more round tables, interviews, and phone-in shows than ever before!

What better way to celebrate the awesome power and infinite majesty of the sport on tonight’s show than by taking a closer look at the enormous legacy of Jose Bautista. To help us continue what will be a veritable cavalcade of winter offerings from a baseball perspective, we’re pleased to be joined by celebrated and prodigious blogger and author, Tao of Stieb (@TaoofStieb), our own Jays Journal writer and contributor, Kirsten McKernan (@kmacandbaseball), and venerable clinical and sports psychologist, Dr. Kristina Reihl (@DocReihl). Together, they pay ultimate homage in discussing:

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How to appreciate the full scope of emotion with the departure of a legendary player (3:30), understanding why the Blue Jays ruled out the return of a player that still has something left in the tank (10:01), how Bautista digested his team’s desire to part company as expeditiously as possible (13:11), if there’s something profoundly sad in how his career ended in Toronto (17:42), and how being rough around the edges and unorthodox as a player made a difference in his treatment by fans and front office alike (24:23).

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