Two-time ‘World Series Champions', the Toronto Blue Jays continue to enthrall baseball fans around the world. The Canadian based professional baseball club has been affiliated with the Major League Baseball for over three and a half decade. Currently, the team plays in the Eastern Division of the American League, competing with Tampa Bay Rays, New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles. The Blue Jays are all set to indulge in exciting baseball matches this season. The team will be playing against some of the top MLB clubs at home as well as away arenas such as Minute Maid Park, Yankee Stadium, Tropicana Field, Safeco Field, Angel Stadium and O.co Coliseum.
Toronto Blue Jays
Red, White, Navy Blue, Royal Blue
5 Division Titles, 2 AL Pennants, 2 World Series Championships
Early Years & Championships
Formed in 1977 as an expansion team in Toronto, the Blue Jays began playing home games at the Exhibition Stadium. Initially, the club faced typical failures of an expansion franchise, finishing in last place for several seasons. However in 1985, the club managed to bag its first ‘Division Championship'. For seven more years, the Blue Jays dominated the professional baseball scene. They became a powerhouse, winning three back to back ‘Division Championships', beginning in 1991. During this time, the Blue Jays also managed to win two successive ‘World Series Championships'. This championship team comprised of award winning All-Star players like Devon White, John Olerud, Joe Carter and Roberto Alomar. The Blue Jays have managed to win a total of five ‘Division Championships', two ‘American League Pennants' and two ‘World Series Titles'. Since 1993, the club has failed to appear in any playoff, but still remain a highly competitive team in its respective division.
Current Team & Home Field
Currently, the Blue Jays are owned by Rogers Communication. The club is managed by Alex Anthopoulos and John Gibbons. The team comprises of exceptionally skilled baseball players such as Colby Rasmus, Melky Cabrera, Brett Lawire, Emilio Bonifacio, Josh Thole, Aaron Loup, Brett Cecil, Josh Johnson and Mark Buehrle. Blue Jays play home games at the Rogers Center. Opened in 1989, the multipurpose stadium is located in downtown Toronto, Ontario. The $900 million facility hosts large concerts as well as various sports matches such as basketball, soccer, American football and Canadian football. The arena can easily seat more than forty-nine thousand people for baseball matches and features over three thousand private box seats.
The Live Experience
Watching Toronto Blue Jays live is a captivating experience for all baseball lovers. The players exhibit high team spirit and sportsmanship throughout the game. Every season, the team's matches attract thousands of sports fans from around North America. This year, the team will once again take on some of its fierce rivals in action packed games. The Blue Jays will compete in edge of the seat matches against New York Yankees, Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Angels and Oakland Athletics at the Roger Center. The Toronto Blue Jays tickets will be all the rage among the baseball fans this season.