The City of Toronto had renovated Exhibition Stadium to accommodate Major League Baseball (MLB), in anticipation of the Giants relocating there, and continued to push for an MLB franchise. MLB awarded the City of Toronto an expansion franchise in 1976, along with Seattle, Washington. A group, headed by Labatt Breweries, with Imperial Trust and CIBC as minority owners, purchased the ...
Rogers Centre, originally known as SkyDome is a multi-purpose stadium in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada situated next to the CN Tower near the shores of Lake Ontario. Opened in 1989 on the former Railway Lands, it is home to the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball and the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. The stadium was renamed ...
The 1992 World Series was the first World Series ever with games played outside the United States, following the 1992 regular season. It pitted the American League champion Toronto Blue Jays against the National League champion Atlanta Braves. Toronto defeated Atlanta, four games to two, marking the first time a team based outside the United States won the World Series.
The 1993 World Series was a best-of-seven playoff series to determine the champion of Major League Baseball for the 1993 season. It pitted the defending champion Toronto Blue Jays of the American League against the National League champion Philadelphia Phillies. With Toronto ahead three games to two in the Series, Joe Carter hit a game-winning three-run home run in the ...
History of the Blue Jays
The Toronto Blue Jays are among Major League Baseball (MLB) 's most successful teams. Established in 1977, they quickly became a powerhouse team and won two World Series titles in 1992 and 1993. The Blue Jays have also been very competitive over the years, making it to the playoffs eight times since their inception. Some of baseball’s greatest players have been on their roster, including Joe Carter, Roberto Alomar, and Roy Halladay, who played key roles during those championship runs.
In recent years, however, things haven't gone as well for the franchise as they've failed to make it back to postseason play since 2016 despite having some talented rosters with names like Josh Donaldson and Marcus Stroman leading them at different points throughout that period. Despite this lack of success recently, there is still hope for future greatness due to a robust farm system filled with top prospects such as Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette & Cavan Biggio, who could be part of an exciting core group that brings another championship banner up north someday soon!
Overall though, no matter how good or bad things get on the field, there's always something special about being part of the #LetsRise movement, which has become synonymous with Toronto sports fans everywhere, embracing optimism while unifying us together through our shared love for Canada's team - The Toronto Blue Jays!
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2000 – Present / Major League Baseball
1977 – 1999 / American League
1977 – Present / Toronto Blue Jays
Blue Jays – More than 30,000 entries were received during a five week name the team contest. A panel of 14 judges, including 10 Toronto media members, selected 10 finalists. From that list, the club’s board of directors settled on Blue Jays. “The Blue Jays was felt to be the most appropriate of the final 10 names submitted,” according to a statement issued by the board’s chairman, R. Howard Webster. “The blue jay is a North American bird, bright blue in color, with white under covering and a black neck ring. It is strong, aggressive and inquisitive.
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2006 – Present / Rogers Centre
1989 – 2005 / SkyDome
1977 – 1989 / Exhibition Stadium
2000 – Present / Rogers Communications
1976 – 2000 / Labatt Brewing Company
To qualify as the greatest player for this team, the player must have played one season for this team. If not, we will remove the player.
* verifies that player has played for this team as an added player by a fan.
12 / Roberto Alomar
32 / Roy Halladay
42 / Jackie Robinson
*Blue is this team’s history