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  1. Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau believes better days lie aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... suffered a concussion when sliding into second base when his head hit the knee of Toronto Blue Jays infielder John McDonald. Morneau missed the rest of the season and much of the next season while dealing with concussion-related symptoms as well as ...

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  2. Cleveland Indians talking to John McDonald about rejoining organizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    It's unclear what role McDonald would fill, but it would probably be along the lines of a special advisor to the baseball operations department. The Indians have an opening since Jason Bere was recently named bullpen coach on manager Terry Francona's coaching staff.

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  3. Former NFA baseball stars give backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Day

    ... to take part in the convention along with Iovino and Campbell. It was suggested that now that East Lyme native John McDonald has retired after a 16-year major league career, Leone and Campbell could help carry the torch for the locals. "I take a lot ...

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  4. SnakeBytes 1/10: Hall of famerRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2015 | AZ SnakePit

    ... do. But after seeing the cost of catchers on the trade market, Stewart doesn't seem to feel that way anymore. John McDonald , who willed his way through a 16-year career with eight different teams as a backup infielder, has decided to retire from ...

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  5. Munenori Kawasaki close to Minors Deal with Blue Jays?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | Jays Journal

    ... Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports With Blue Jays fans losing one fan favorite to retirement, John McDonald , it would appear that another could be making his return. Munenori Kawasaki may be close to signing a minor league deal with ...

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  6. Blue Jays Morning Brew: John McDonald, The Lineup & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Jays Journal

    ... about the recent announcement that former Blue Jays infielder, Father's Day hero and all around great person, John McDonald is retiring. Blue Jays fans are quite familiar with his hustle and 100% effort in playing the game of baseball. But, if you ...

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  7. So long, Johnny MacRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Bugs and Cranks

    ... bill for me. However, I spent a couple of years north of the border and discovered a utility infielder named John McDonald, who retired on Wednesday after more than a decade-and-a-half in the majors. Johnny Mac was the most spectacular shortstop ...

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  8. Reviewing Baseball 1/8/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Reviewing the Brew

    Jul 8, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Steve Tolleson is out at third base against Los Angeles Angels third baseman John McDonald during the first inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Mandatory Credit: Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports John McDonald has officially retired from Major League baseball.

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  9. Ex-Indian John McDonald RetiresRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Let's Go Tribe

    indians.com - ANAHEIM -- John McDonald, who willed his way through a 16-year career with eight different teams as a backup infielder, has decided to retire from the game at age 40. News of his decision spread Wednesday, when four teams -- the ...

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  10. Thursday Halolinks: Looking for the next Somebody?Read the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Halos Heaven

    ... his retirement: Perseverant Johnny Mac leaves legacy in retirement - angels.com , "The inside joke was that John McDonald didn't want to upstage Tuesday's Hall of Fame announcement. And so it was Wednesday afternoon that four Major League clubs ...

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  11. John McDonald Hangs up his SpikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Halo Hangout

    May 10, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Los Angeles Angels third baseman John McDonald throws a ball to first base for an out in a game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. The Los Angeles Angels won 5-3.Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports After playing 16 seasons in the Major Leagues, John McDonald decided to step away from the game on Wednesday .

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  12. Ex-Angel infielder McDonald, 40, announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Wave

    John McDonald, who made a 16-year major league career out of being a defensive whiz and a positive clubhouse influence, retired Wednesday, months after concluding a disappointing season with the Angels. McDonald, 40, hit .171 in 91 plate appearances in 2014, his only season with the Angels.

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  13. John McDonaldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Toronto Blue Jays

    The inside joke was that John McDonald didn't want to upstage Tuesday's Hall of Fame announcement. And so it was Wednesday afternoon that four Major League clubs simultaneously used their official Twitter accounts to spread the news of McDonald's official retirement from the big leagues.

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  14. On John McDonaldRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | Bluebird Banter

    ... he had someone to throw to. Last year in Seattle we watched fielding practice in Seattle before the game and John McDonald is out there to the very end. That's why he's so good at it? That's exactly right, he's the best I've ever been around, I've ...

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  15. Blue Jays fan favorite John McDonald retires from baseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Jays Journal

    May 10, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Edwin Encarnacion talks with Los Angeles Angels third baseman John McDonald in a game at Rogers Centre. The Los Angeles Angels won 5-3.Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports In this modern day of statistics determining every aspect of a players value, we often forget that there are two components of the game that go unnoticed; heart and hustle.

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  16. Popular infielder McDonald calls it a careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

    John McDonald , who willed his way through a 16-year career with eight different teams as a backup infielder, has decided to retire from the game at age 40. News of his decision spread Wednesday, when four teams -- the Indians, Blue Jays, D-backs and Angels -- offered up congratulations through their individual Twitter accounts. He was only 5-foot-9, never had much power, didn't possess great arm strength and couldn't even run that fast, but he established himself as an ideal backup infielder thanks to lightning-quick hands, a slick glove, unmatched work ethic and innate smarts.

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  17. Report: Angels in "Holding Pattern" with Gordon BeckhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Halo Hangout

    ... But he absolutely I mean, that was one of the things when Gordon came over and particularly when you have John McDonald playing short and third for us and being able to fill in, to be able to evaluate Gordon, to be able to evaluate him at shortstop. ...

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  18. Munenori Kawasaki second in "close and late" situationsRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Bluebird Banter

    ... popular in Toronto, and he referenced how Blue Jays fans seemed to love fun middle infielders (he name-dropped John McDonald). I am getting this from a rough Google translation, but later in the article he also said something about being as popular ...

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  19. 2015 Blue Jays Shortstop SituationRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | Bluebird Banter

    ... ng for Reyes when needed and Tolleson being the next option. (Likeliest) primary shortstop: Reyes Less Likely: John McDonald ? Tony Fernandez? Mario Mendoza? Doesn't matter. There's no realistic/foreseeable alternative.

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  20. Toronto Blue Jays Year in Review: Cups of Coffee 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Jays Journal

    ... way to Steve Tolleson and Munenori Kawasaki as "fill ins". Watching him play short reminded several people of John McDonald . If you watch Diaz highlights, he even has a thrown similar to Johnny Mac. Unfortunately, his glove is not the only thing ...

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