Posts Filed Under: Blue Jays
Every weekday's end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss.
A selection of supporters from the team's debut season.
Blue Jays beat the Tigers—but only after 19 whole innings of play.
Even a Jesse Barfield cameo can't save this locally shot "comedy" with a 1980s dream team of Kathleen Turner, Burt Reynolds, and Christopher Reeve.
Nominated for: infectious, irresistible enthusiasm.
The manager who guided the Blue Jays during their transition from expansion team to contender has been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
A one-day retirement contract is going to make the pitcher a Blue Jay once more.
Two decades later, the stars have yet to realign for Toronto's home team.
A new statue honouring the late media mogul was unveiled at Rogers Centre on Tuesday.
Full Count, a new book by veteran sports journalist Jeff Blair, tells the story of the Blue Jays' decline in the 20 years after the team's World Series wins.
Each week, Torontoist examines the upcoming TV listings and makes note of programs that are entertaining, informative, and of quality. Or, alternately, none of those. The result: Televisualist.
In 1977 the team got together for the very first time.
While today's Blue Jays fans dream of World Series glory, in 1980 they could only hope to lose fewer than 100 games.
Today: check out the launch of Grade A Publication, jazz singer Beverly Taft performs a few sets of music, watch Brandon Morrow's famous 17-strike out performance, and The Next Stage Festival continues.
Nominated for: homophobic slurs and frustrating non-apologies.
Nominated for: checking out even before he left the team.
Tough time on the field, and in the stands.
The team prepares for its Rogers Centre opener—and a season filled with uncertainty.