John Michael Gibbons is an American former professional baseball player and former manager of the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball. Gibbons briefly played in the Major Leagues as a catcher with the New York Mets, in the mid-1980s.
Baseball manager known for his two separate stints as the manager of the Toronto Blue Jays. As a player, he won the 1986 World Series as a catcher with the New York Mets.
He played at Douglas MacArthur High School and was drafted by the Mets in the 1980 Amateur Draft.
He has famously feuded with a number of his players, even exchanging shoves with Blue Jays pitcher Ted Lilly in 2006.
He married a woman named Julie, with whom he has three children.
He was named to AL All-Star staff in 2013 by then-Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland.
- Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons players
- Douglas MacArthur High School (San Antonio) alumni
- Binghamton Mets managers
- Toronto Blue Jays managers
- Shelby Mets players
- Sportspeople from Great Falls, Montana
- Baseball players from Montana
- Major League Baseball bullpen catchers
- American expatriate baseball people in Canada
- Kansas City Royals coaches
- Jackson Mets players
- Kingsport Mets players
- Major League Baseball bench coaches
- Sportspeople from San Antonio
- Tidewater Tides players
- Albuquerque Dukes players
- Oklahoma City 89ers players
Latest information about John Gibbons updated on May 10 2021.