Archive for the ‘CBC Archives’ Category

When the ’92 Jays made a last-minute trade for David Cone

Monday, August 27th, 2018
David Cone waves to crowd in 1992 ALCS championship

The playoff-bound Blue Jays made a last-minute deal to ensure they would field their best team possible in the post-season.

Why the Blue Jays didn’t sell beer to fans until 1982

Monday, July 30th, 2018
Beer being sold at a Jays game on July 30, 1982

The Blue Jays didn't sell beer for fans to enjoy in their seats for the team's first five seasons.

Geddy Lee, a rockstar, yes, but also a major baseball fan

Sunday, July 29th, 2018
Geddy Lee throws out the first pitch in 2013

The Rush frontman is a well-known fan of the Blue Jays, in addition to being a world-famous rock star.

How Harry Jerome impressed us all at the 1967 Pan Am Games

Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
Harry Jerome appeared on Front Page Challenge Oct. 25, 1960

It was a photo finish and a gold medal for Canadian Harry Jerome in the 100-metre final at the 1967 Pan Am Games in Winnipeg.

From 1988: Wayne Gretzky marries Janet Jones in Edmonton

Monday, July 16th, 2018
WEDDING

Celebrities and hockey fans turn out in Edmonton as Oilers star Wayne Gretzky weds actress Janet Jones.

How John Tavares finally saw his childhood dream come true

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
2007 image of John Tavares

The NHL's John Tavares was tagged as a rising star from a young age.

The secret to the Subbans’ success

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
Karl Subban

It comes down to the five D's, says Karl Subban: destination, dedication, discipline, determination and defence.