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Ricciardi was the right choice for Jays
[Ontario Edition]
Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Author: Griffin, Richard
Date: Jul 1, 2003
Start Page: E.02
Section: SPORTS
Abstract (Document Summary)

Last night's meeting between the Jays and Tigers was a tale of two cities going in opposite directions. Since the last time the Jays visited Motown, May 31, 2002, the Tigers have had a record of 53-136. The Jays since that date are a solid 107-87.

[Ricciardi] is far in front. The last time the Jays came to drab Comerica Park, it was two months into both GMs' first seasons. The Jays featured a losing manager on the hot seat, Buck Martinez.

The following day, during the Subway Series in New York, it was revealed that [David Dombrowski] was to become president of the Tigers. Nine days after the Tigers announcement, the Jays settled on Ricciardi.

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