First, John Gibbons took on Twitter.
Now the beloved former Toronto Blue Jays manager is taking to the airwaves with a new podcast set to launch next week, and he’s turning up the heat. The Gibby Show.
The show will launch with former Blue Jays star Josh Donaldson as a guest.
See you Tuesday for episode 1! Submit your questions here and we might use it on the show. [email protected] pic.twitter.com/BIzFuwYSDH
— JohnGibbons05 (@johngibbons05) September 17, 2022
“I will be home on Tuesday to launch my new podcast. I hope you will join us. We’ll have a special guest that day, the “rain bringer” Josh Donaldson…better yet, the pain bringer in my ass. Either way, I hope you enjoy it,” Gibbons said. in a video posted on Twitter.
The show, available on all major podcast platforms and also on YouTube, will be co-hosted by John Arezzi. It will feature all the latest baseball news with Blue Jays analysis and commentary, as well as weekly guest appearances from baseball stars.
—Josh Donaldson (@BringerOfRain20) September 16, 2022
The venture on Twitter and on the podcast platform is not the only recent decision for Gibbons, who already has more than 35,000 followers on social media.
He also has an upcoming book. Gibby: Tales of a Lifetime Baseball Player is expected next spring.
Suffice it to say, the former manager has been busy.
Gibbons coached the Blue Jays over two separate spells, from 2004 to 2008 and again from 2013 to 2018, guiding the club to a 793-789 record under his tenure.
He was seventh in the American League Manager of the Year vote in 2005 and fourth in 2015, when he guided Toronto to a personal best 93-69 – a first-place finish in the AL East.