Rogers Center

First and Figures

Status: Home of Toronto Blue Jays

Address: 1 Blue Jay Way, Toronto, Ontario

Capacity: 50,516

Cost to construct:  $600 Million

Architect: Rob robbie and Michael Adams

Owner: Rogers Communications

Former Naming: Skydome


The Field

Playing Surface: Astro Turf, Field Turf

Defining Feature: Second Largest Jumbo Tron to Dallas Stadium; Retractable Roof 

Dimensions (ft) Initial distance in parenthesis

Left Field: 328

Left Center: 375

Center Field: 400

Right Center: 375

Right Field: 328


Opening Day and Firsts

Opening Date:  June 5, 1989

Opponent: Milwaukee Brewers 

Results: Brewers 5 Blue Jays 3  

Attendance:  48, 378

First Hit:  Paul Molitor (double, Brewers)

Winning Pitcher: Don August

Losing Pitcher: Jimmy Key


Umpires: Rocky Roe, Mike Reilly, Rich Garcia, Dale Scott

Managers Cito Gaston, Blue Jays; Tom Trebelhorn, Brewers

Starting Pitchers: Jimmy Key, Blue Jays;Don August, Brewers


Ceremonial Pitch Blue Jays CEO Peter Hardy



Hosted Events

World Series:  1992, 1993

All Star Games: 1991

World Baseball Classic: 


1992 World Series, 1993 World Series, Current MLB Park, Rogers Centre, Skydome, Toronto Blue Jays


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