Exhibition Stadium

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Exhibition Stadium
Location Toronto, Ontario
Opened August 5, 1959
Closed May 28, 1989
Demolished January 31, 1999
Other Names n/a
Tenants Toronto Blue Jays (1977-89)
Toronto Argonauts (1959-88)
Toronto Blizzard (1979-83)

Canadian National Exhibition Stadium (commonly known as Exhibition Stadium or CNE Stadium) was a multi-purpose stadium that formerly stood on the Exhibition Place grounds, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Originally built for Canadian National Exhibition events, the stadium served as the home of the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League, the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball, and the Toronto Blizzard of the North American Soccer League. The stadium hosted the Grey Cup game 12 times over a 24-year period.

List of credited publications

League Date/Season Team(s) Type
Canadian Football League August 5, 1959 Toronto Argonauts vs. Chicago Cardinals Program
September 20, 1959 Toronto Argonauts vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats Program
November 28, 1959 Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats Grey Cup Program
October 15, 1961 Toronto Argonauts vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats Program
October 29, 1961 Montreal Alouettes vs. Toronto Argonauts Program
November 18, 1961 Toronto Argonauts vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats Postseason Program
December 2, 1961 Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats Grey Cup Program
July 18, 1962 Toronto Argonauts vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats Program
December 1, 1962 Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers Grey Cup Program
September 15, 1963 Toronto Argonauts vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats Program
November 28, 1964 Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers Grey Cup Program
August 13, 1965 Toronto Argonauts vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats Program
November 27, 1965 BC Lions vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats Grey Cup Program
July 20, 1966 Toronto Argonauts vs. Calgary Stamepders Program
August 11, 1967 Montreal Alouettes vs. Toronto Argonauts Program
November 30, 1968 Calgary Stamepders vs. Ottawa Rough Riders Grey Cup Program
November 28, 1970 Montreal Alouettes vs. Calgary Stampeders Grey Cup Program
November 25, 1973 Ottawa Rough Riders vs. Edmonton Eskimos Grey Cup Program
August 1, 1975 Toronto Argonauts vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders Program
November 28, 1976 Saskatchewan Roughriders vs. Ottawa Rough Riders Grey Cup Program
Major League Baseball 1977 Toronto Blue Jays Program (1 • 2 • 3)
1978 Toronto Blue Jays Program (1 • 2)
Canadian Football League November 26, 1978 Edmonton Eskimos vs. Montreal Alouettes Grey Cup Program
Major League Baseball 1979 Toronto Blue Jays Program (1 • 2)
1980 Toronto Blue Jays Program (1 • 2)
Canadian Football League November 23, 1980 Edmonton Eskimos vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats Grey Cup Program
Major League Baseball 1981 Toronto Blue Jays Program
1982 Toronto Blue Jays Program
Canadian Football League November 28, 1982 Toronto Argonauts vs. Edmonton Eskimos Grey Cup Program
Major League Baseball 1983 Toronto Blue Jays Program
1985 Toronto Blue Jays Program
1987 Toronto Blue Jays Program (1 • 2)
1988 Toronto Blue Jays Program
Canadian Football League November 20, 1988 Toronto Argonauts vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers Program

See also

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Canadian Football League (2022)
Current Teams BC Lions • Calgary Stampeders • Edmonton Elks • Hamilton Tiger-Cats • Montreal Alouettes • Ottawa Redblacks • Saskatchewan Roughriders • Toronto Argonauts • Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Defunct Teams Baltimore Stallions • Birmingham Barracudas • Las Vegas Posse • Memphis Mad Dogs • Ottawa Renegades • Ottawa Rough Riders • San Antonio Texans • Shreveport Pirates
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Former Venues Alamodome • Autostade • Canad Inns Stadium • Clarke Stadium • Delorimier Stadium • Exhibition Stadium • Independence Stadium • Ivor Wynne Stadium • Legion Field • Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium • Olympic Stadium • Rogers Centre • Sam Boyd Silver Bowl
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