Toronto Blue Jays
Canada’s ambassadors to all the excitement of Major League Baseball are the Toronto Blue Jays. Towering home runs, front international stars, the Jays, as they are known, deliver full entertainment. Fans can enjoy the game rain or shine at the newly-renovated Rogers Centre, as the Jays take on their American League East rivals and the other teams of the Majors.
One of the oldest and most storied sports franchise in North America is the Toronto Argonauts. Toronto football fans have had a long list of gridiron legends to cheer on as they’ve watched Toronto bring home 22 Grey Cup Championships. (14 of which were earned by the Argonauts), the Most of any Canadian city in Football history.
The Toronto Maple Leafs
Many consider Toronto to be the centre of hockey universe and the Maple Leafs are a cultural institution in the city, dating back to the 1920s. Toronto’s love affair with the fast paced, hard hitting game is stronger today than before. Pubs, restaurants and bars across the city fill up on game nights as the “Leafs”, affectionately known, take on opponents in the National Hockey League.
One of the most exciting things to do in the city is attend a Raptors game. On those game nights, the atmosphere in the Scotiabank Arena ,( formerly known as the Air Canada Centre), is electric as fans take in the action of the high-flying showmanship that only the NBA can provide. Ready for a spectacle of the highest calibre, basketball, along with halftime shows of music, dancers and their crazy mascot keep everyone entertained.
Burst upon the North American sports scene is the National Lacrosse League (NNL) and has become one of the fastest growing games in town. Toronto Rock bring the hard hitting action to the Toronto fans every game night from the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto’s downtown. They have achieved tremendous success in their short history and the fans have responded with great support. You will have to attend and see what all the excitement is about.