DJEagles Posted April 9, 2006 Share Posted April 9, 2006 Blue Jays fire Gibbons, Hire Lasorda tsn.ca Blue Jays G.M. JP Riccardi announce the firing of John Gibbons today, replacing him with former Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda. Coming off a record of 80-82 in 2005, the ownership of Ted Rogers, decided to take the team in a different direction. "Gibby is a good manager, a great friend, but we felt that with the signings we made this off-season, we needed someone with the experience to handle the talent we have in the clubhouse. We feel Tommy will bring that experience.", stated Riccardi. The Jays have announced a press conference prior to their home opener. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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