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  • Toronto Blue Jays (1977–present)
  • The Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays are a professional baseball team located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Blue Jays are a member of the Eastern Division of Major League Baseball (MLB)'s American League (AL).

The "Blue Jays" name originates from the bird of the same name. They are nicknamed "the Jays", which is featured on the team's logo and on the front of the home uniform.

An expansion franchise, the club was founded in Toronto, in 1977. Originally based at Exhibition Stadium, the team began playing its home games at the SkyDome, upon completion of its construction in 1989. Since 2000, the Blue Jays have been owned by Rogers Communications, and in 2004, the SkyDome was purchased by that company, which renamed the venue to Rogers Centre. As just the second (and only current) MLB team based in outside the United States, they became the only team outside the United States both to appear in and to win a World Series. They also became the fastest American League expansion franchise to win a World Series (winning in their 16th year). With the fellow Canadian franchise Montreal Expos relocating to Washington, D.C. after the 2004 season (as the Washington Nationals), the Blue Jays are currently the only MLB team outside the United States. The Blue Jays are also one of three MLB teams under corporate ownership, with the other two being the Seattle Mariners (Nintendo of America) and the Atlanta Braves (Liberty Media).


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