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Toronto Blue Jays - Yearbooks & Media Guides

Note
- Covers & contents have been carefully inspected for spine wear, tightness, staple stress, cover wear, general handling etc & Strictly Graded accordingly

Legend - C Front & Back Cover - P - Inside Pages

See Below List For - Complete Ordering Information, e-mail Address etc

Condition - All are Clean, Complete, Nothing Missing, Intact with Tight Spines & Flat - No Spine Splits, Tears, Stains, Creases, Folds, Writing, Surface Wear, Loose Pages, Odours, Loose or Rusty Staples etc - Pages are bright white

If Condition is important to you, see below

Yearbooks

Unless Noted - All are 8 1/2 x 11

See Scans, Click on Camera > & Scroll Down

Year Grade Price

FC, Front Cover - in Bold Black - Comments

P, total pages + C, front & back cover

1977

C NM+

P NM M

50.00

Title - "The First Year" - Special Edition

Issue Vol 1, # 18 - A Continuation of Program Numbering

Note -This isn't a Scorebook or Program

Photos, bios & facsimile signatures of all Jays + Monthly 1977 review, stats & much more - 98 P + C

C EX+ NM

P NM M

35.00

Same as Above

FC - Has some minor surface wear near spine

1978 - -

Not Issued

1979

C NM+

P NM M

25.00

Rico Carty

Jays player photos & yearly stats

Includes game by game 1978 review & much more

80 P + C

C NM+

P NM M

50.00

Same as Above

Front Cover Photo - Signed in Sharpie by Rico Carty

1980

C NM+

P NM M

25.00

Al Woods & Roy Howell

Title - "The Jays 1980 Photo Album"

Same format as 1981 & 1982 Yearbooks below

Photos, bios & facsimile signatures of all Jays - 64 P + C

5 3/8 x 8 3/8

C EX+ NM

P NM M

18.00

Same as Above

FC - Has some small surface wear spots near spine

1981

C & P

NM M

Like New

25.00

Ernie Whitt - Bobby Mattick - Jim Clancy

Title - "The Jays 1981 Album / Yearbook

Photos, bios & facsimile signatures of all Jays - 60 P + C

5 3/8 x 8 3/8

1982

C & P

NM+

25.00

Joey McLaughlin - Ernie Whitt

Lloyd Moseby - Buck Martinez

Title - " 82 Photo Yearbook"

Photos, player favourite places / things etc w/

facsimile signatures of all Jays - 60 P + C

5 3/8 x 7 3/8

1983

C & P

NM M

Like New

20.00

Baseball Cards - Stieb, Cox, Moseby, Barfield etc

Photos, bios, yearly stats & facsimile signatures of all Jays

64 P + C

1984

C & P

NM M

Like New

20.00

Art - Exhibition Stadium

Photos, bios, yearly stats & facsimile signatures of all Jays

72 P + C

1985

C & P

NM M

Like New

25.00

The year Jays won their 1st AL East Division Title

99 W & 62 L - Their Best All Time Record

Graphics - 1930's Art Deco Style

Photos, bios & facsimile signatures of all Jays

74 P + C

1986

C & P

NM M

Like New

20.00

Jays 10th Anniversary Season

Foldout FC - w/ a 3D Look

Ball & Bat - Have Raised Stitches & Wood Grain

Year by year review & stats

Photos, bios & facsimile signatures of all 1986 Jays

144 P + C

1987

C & P

NM M

Like New

18.00

Ernie Whitt

Photos, bios & facsimile signatures of all Jays

140 P + C

Note - From 1988 to 1991 they used "ScoreBook" as part of the FC Title - See Below

1988

C & P

NM M

Like New

30.00

1st Issue - FC Title, Scorebook / Yearbook

Art - Blue Jay Bird in Jays Uniform Batting

Note - The Jays Front Office were disappointed with the FC - This Issue was quickly removed from sale & replaced with the George Bell FC below - See Scans

Photos, bios & stats of all Jays

It wasn't issued w/ a Score Page as the Title suggests

128 P + C - No Score Page

C & P

NM M

Like New

18.00

2nd Issue - FC Title, Scorebook / Yearbook

George Bell

Contents are "Identical to the 1st Issue" except a Score Page was added increasing the total pages - 130 P + C

1989

C & P

NM M

Like New

18.00

FC Title - Scorebook / Yearbook

Fred McGriff

Photos, bios & stats of all Jays - 112 P+ C

A Score Page is included

Jays Win their 2nd AL East Division Title

1990

C & P

NM M

Like New

15.00

FC Title - Scorebook / Yearbook

Art - George Bell

Photos & bios of all Jays

2 page Opening Day Team Photo - Stats - 126 P + C

It wasn't issued w/ a Score Page as the Title suggests

1991

C & P

NM M

Like New

15.00

FC Title - Scorebook / Yearbook

Art - Kelly Gruber - 1990 Jays MVP

Photos, bios & stats of all Jays - 128 P + C

It wasn't issued w/ a Score Page as the Title suggests

Jays Win their 3rd AL East Division Title

1992

C & P

NM M

Like New

20.00

Roberto Alomar

Photos, bios, stats & facsimile signatures of all Jays

144 P + C

Jays Win their 4th AL East Title - 1st AL Pennant

& 1st World Series

1993

C & P

NM M

Like New

20.00

1992 World Series Trophy

Photos, bios, stats & facsimile signatures of all Jays

128 P + C

Jays Win their 5th AL East Title - 2nd AL Pennant

& 2nd World Series

1999

C & P

NM M

Like New

12.00

Shawn Green

Photos, bios & stats of all Jays - 74 P + C

Front Covers of Other Known Yearbooks Issued

1994 - 8 Player Photos, Carter, Molitor White etc & 92 / 93 WS Rings in center

1995 - Close-up of Ball & Seams

1996 - 20th Anniversary + Variation with same FC but reads "Compliments of Honda"

1997 - Roger Clemens

1998 - Roger Clemens & Carlos Delgado

2000 & 2001 - the FC of each features - Carlos Delgado

 

Media Guides
- The 1977 to 1985 issues were not generally made available to the public or sold at the stadium or retail outlets - These don't have a Retail Price - They were issued to the Sports Writers & Broadcasters & also sent to Season Ticket Holders

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Media Guides - Regular Season

Complete 28 Year Run from 1977 to 2004 is available

Unless Noted - All are 4 1/4 x 9

Year Grade Price

Front Cover in Bold Black - Comments

P, total pages + C, front & back cover

Note - All Pages in each issue below are like new - Clean & White

1977

C NM

P NM M

50.00

Aerial View of Exhibition Stadium & Toronto Skyline

76 P + C

C EX+ NM

P NM M

35.00

Same as Above

FC - Has 1 "small" stress mark at spine & a minor corner tip bend

1978

C EX+ NM

P NM M

15.00

Art - Jays Pitcher - 114 P + C

FC - Has 1 "Tiny" surface wear spot near spine

1979

C NM+

P NM M

20.00 Art, Jays Catcher - 112 P + C

C EX+ NM

P NM M

15.00

Same as Above

FC - has 2 "Tiny" surface wear spots near spine

1980

C NM+

P NM M

18.00

Alfredo Griffin - 1979 AL Rookie Of The Year

112 P + C

C EX+ NM

P NM M

12.00

Same as Above

FC - Has 1 "small" stress mark at spine & a couple of small finger bends from handling

1981

C NM+

P NM M

18.00 Art - Jays Cap, Bat, Ball in Glove - 112 P + C

Note - All MG's starting in 1982 Included Photos of all Team Members

1982

C NM+

P NM M

18.00 Bobby Cox, Mgr - 120 P + C
1983

C NM+

P NM M

18.00

Jays Jersey, Cap, Ball, Glove & Damaso Garcia Bat

120 P + C + Up-Date Player Insert Jorge Orta

1984

C NM+

P NM M

18.00

Art - Jays Batter within Infield Diamond

128 P + C

1985

C & P

NM M

Like New

20.00

Art - Jays Logo within Infield Diamond

132 P + C

The year Jays won their 1st AL East Division Title

99 W & 62 L - Their Best All Time Record

Note - Each year from 1986 to 1991 there were at least "2 Versions" of the Guide

A "Media Guide" - the Team Issue & "Official Guide" - the Retail Issue which

was made available to the General Public & sold in Book Stores etc

These have Variations to the Cover & Pages & include a Retail Price as noted below

Each have been stored in plastic sleeves to preserve their condition when

they were obtained & put away

Caution - You can purchase the following on e-bay at lower prices however be aware

there are sellers who use "Stock Photos" or "borrow" them for enhancement purposes

It has happened to me

1986

C & P

NM M

Like New

15.00

Team Issue - Title, Media Guide - BC has Coke Ad

Doyle Alexander, Damaso Garcia & Willie Upshaw

Celebrating Winning 1985 AL East Division

10th Anniversary Logo

No Retail $ - 136 P + C

1987

C & P

NM M

Like New

25.00

Organization Book - Internal

Like a Media Guide - Not Available to the General Public - Complete Career Stats for Every Player in Jays System

No Retail $ - 104 P + C

1987

C & P

NM M

Like New

15.00

Team Issue - Title, Media Guide - BC has Coke Ad

1986 Award Winners & Jays All-Stars

Jesse Barfield, Major League HR Leader

Mark Eichorn - Tony Fernandez - George Bell

No Retail $ - 184 P + C

Note - There were 3 Variations in 1988

1988

C & P

NM M

Like New

15.00

George Bell - 1987 AL MVP

Team Issue - Title, Media Guide - BC has Coke Ad

No Retail $ - 184 P + C

C & P

NM M

Like New

15.00

Same Front Cover

Retail Issue - Title, Official Guide

BC has - Contents List - Tony Fernandez Photo - & Retail $

Inside - 6 Additional Pages on Pat Gillick & Jays System - Published by Lester & Orpen Dennys - 190 P + C

C & P

NM M

Like New

25.00

Same Front Cover

TSN Issue - Title, Official Guide

BC - Has Jays TV Game Schedule

Has Retail $ - But was not sold in stores

FC same as above except there is a TSN (The Sports Network) Logo in the top left corner replacing the Jays Logo which is re-located to the bottom - Some text was removed & additional text added - No Jays Season Schedule on Inside FC

Inside - 6 Additional Pages on Pat Gillick & Jays System - Published by Lester & Orpen Dennys - 190 P + C

1989

C & P

NM M

Like New

15.00

Exhibition Stadium & SkyDome

Fernandez - McGriff - Key - Stieb - Whitt

Team Issue - Title, Media Guide - BC has Coke Ad

No Retail $ - 208 P + C

Jays Win their 2nd AL East Division Title

C & P

NM M

Like New

15.00

Same Front Cover

Retail Issue - Title, Official Guide

BC has - Contents List - Bar Code - & Retail $

FC is same but has a Red Bar across top with text - Published by Lester & Orpen Dennys - 208 P + C

1990

C & P

NM M

Like New

12.00

SkyDome - McGriff - Gaston Mgr - Fernandez

Henke - Mookie Wilson - Gruber

Team Issue - Title, Media Guide - BC has Coke Ad

No Retail Price - 216 P + C

C & P

NM M

Like New

12.00

Same Front Cover

Retail Issue - Title, Official Guide

BC has - Content List - Retail Price $9.95 - Bar Code

Published by McClelland & Stewart - 216 P + C

1991

C & P

NM M

Like New

12.00

Dave Stieb - 7 Time All-Star

1991 Jays All-Star Game Logo

Team Issue - Title, Media Guide - BC has Coke Ad

No Retail Price - 244 P + C

Jays Win their 3rd AL East Division Title

Note - From 1992 & onward the Team & Retail Issues are Identical

& have the same Title of - "Official Guide"

1992

C & P

NM M

Like New

15.00

Roberto Alomar - 1991 Jays MVP & Gold Glove Winner

BC - Retail $12.95 - 264 P + C

Jays Win their 4th AL East Title - 1st AL Pennant

& 1st World Series

1993

C NM+

P NM M

15.00

1992 World Championship Trophy

w/ 1992 Jays WS Logo

w/ 10 Pages on Jays & Braves WS

BC - Retail $12.95 - 272 P + C

1993 - Jays Win their 5th AL East Title - 2nd AL Pennant

& 2nd World Series

C VG+ EX

P NM M

6.00

Same as Above

FC - Has a very light crease at top o/w it would be NM+

1994

C & P

NM M

Like New

15.00

Cito Gaston's 1992 & 93 World Series Rings

w/ Jays 92 & 93 WS Logo

10 Pages on Jays & Phillies WS

BC - Retail $12.95 - 288 P + C

1995

C & P

NM M

Like New

15.00

Jays Logo & Yearly Record in Background

BC - Retail $12.95 - 296 P + C

1996

C & P

NM M

Like New

17.00

Jays 20th Anniversary Season & Logo

From - Bill Singer's - 1st Pitch in 1977

To - Joe Carter's - WS Winning HR in 1993

BC - Retail $14.95 - 20 P + C

1997

C & P

NM M

Like New

18.00

Pat Hentgen - 1996 AL Cy Young Award

BC - Retail $15.95 - 340 P + C

1998

C & P

NM M

Like New

20.00

Roger Clemens - 1997 AL Cy Young Award

BC - Retail $16.95 - 380 P + C

1999

C NM+

P NM M

20.00

Carlos Delgado

BC - Retail $ 17.95 - 392 P + C

2000

C & P

NM M

Like New

20.00

Shannon Stewart

BC - Retail $17.95 - 376 P + C

The Following are 5 1/2 x 8 1/2

2001

C & P

NM M

Like New

23.00

Jays 25th Anniversary Logo

Montage of Various Players & Jays Great Moments

BC - Retail $ 19.95 - 464 P + C

2002

C & P

NM M

Like New

23.00

Carlos Delgado - Shannon Stewart - Jose Cruz Jr

BC - Retail $19.95 - 448 P + C

2003

C & P

NM M

Like New

23.00

Eric Hinske - 2002 AL Rookie Of Year Award

BC - Retail $19.95 - 448 P + C

2004

C & P

NM M

Like New

23.00

Roy Halladay - 2003 AL Cy Young Award

BC - Retail $19.95 - 408 P + C

Guides have been issued up to the currant year

Other known Variations

1993 - Spiral Bound

 

Media Guides - Post Season

These are on a separate list & page which includes

Blue Jays - AL CS - World Series Programs

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Blue Jays - Post Season & All-Star Game Programs & Media Guides

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