Proposed Marketing Slogans for the 2013 Blue Jays

The flag of Metropolitan Toronto flies politely over the region.

As FanGraphs managing editor Dave Cameron noted over the weekend, the Blue Jays’ acquisition of right-hander R.A. Dickey is merely the latest in a series of aggressive, but reasoned, offseason maneuvers that have positioned the club as a legitimate contender in the usually competitive AL East.

Now, the Blue Jays’ marketing department is tasked with spreading the word about what promises to be an exciting season for Toronto. However, as the five following proposed slogans — acquired by our very secretive Investigative Reporting Investigation Team — as they indicate, it is not necessarily within the Canadian nature to brag or boast or otherwise champion one’s own virtues.

To wit:

1. Come Out and Watch Us — Unless You Already Have Plans, No Problem!

2. We’ll Win a Lot — But Not by an Unsporting Amount, Don’t Worry!

3. You’ll Enjoy This Team — Not That We Presume to Know Your Tastes!

4. What a Great Team — Although, All the Teams Are Great in Their Own Way!

5. Let’s Go, Toronto — And All Other Area Municipalities, Too, Like Halton!

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  1. Hiding in the Wrigley Ivy says:


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  2. Sharkey says:

    Nobody likes Halton.

    This is awesome.

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  3. Little Looper says:

    Suck it Farrell!

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    • Big Jgke says:

      Come Down to Fenway – Our Manager Failed Miserably with Another Team in a Less Demanding Media Market!

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  4. Earl says:

    Come see Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey – a man who actually deserves Canada’s unyielding humility

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  5. Big Jgke says:

    Come Down to The Rogers Centre – Inoffensive to the Majority of Senses!

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  6. Come see The Blue Jays – But if you don’t the Hockey Hall of Fame is nice. And try the Indian Food.

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  7. MikeS says:

    Shouldn’t the first one be “Come Oot and Watch us?”

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  8. Danny Knobgobbler says:

    You’ll have a good time – if not for the action on the field, then for the action in the skybox window, eh?!?

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  9. 30 Helens Agree: Toronto Baseball is Back

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  10. Robert J. Baumann says:

    That flag is awesome.

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