Tag Archives: Rogers Centre

A Look Back at the First Fully Retractable Motorized Roof Ever

These days, retractable roofs are pretty commonplace, found at ballparks everywhere from Miami to Milwaukee to Seattle. But when the Toronto Blue Jays broke ground on the SkyDome (now known as Rogers Centre) in 1986, it was completely unheard of, like something out of a science-fiction movie.  Read more here.

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Ballpark Quirks: Rogers Centre’s (SkyDome’s) Retractable Roof

Sports IllustratedToronto Blue Jays LogoIn a series called “Ballpark Quirks,” Sports Illustrated takes a look at the distinctive features and oddities that make up each of MLB’s 30 parks. Up now: Rogers Centre’s (SkyDome’s) retractable roof.  Read more and view photos here.

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Blue Jays, Tim Horton’s Ink Sponsorship Deal

The Toronto Blue Jays have locked in a sponsorship deal that will bring Tim Horton’s coffee and Cold Stone Creamery ice cream to the Rogers Centre for the rest of the season.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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