Bob Elliott is an award-winning Canadian journalist who covered the Blue Jays for the Toronto Sun from 1986 until his retirement in 2016. He was the recipient of the 2012 J. G. Taylor Spink Award by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and was elected to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in 2015. Elliott has written three previous books about baseball: Hard Ball, The Ultimate Blue Jays Trivia Book, and The Northern Game: Baseball the Canadian Way. Gillick was the Blue Jays' general manager from 1978 to 1994 and guided them to two World Series titles. He resides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.