If you're going to feature the city's baseball team, do it properly.
I have enjoyed living and working in Toronto for the past 35 years, calling Blue Jays games across our great country. But I have also enjoyed just as much sharing my story during the month of Movember in hopes of helping other men realize how valuable early detection is in fighting prostate cancer at the most treatable stages.
That Toronto Blue Jays fans can act like British football hooligans is bad enough, but this bad behaviour becomes far worse when fans resort to racism. Now maybe the Blue Jays didn't want to deal with their own racist fans just before they had to face off against a Cleveland team with a racist name and mascot. But now that the post-season is over for the Blue Jays, this needs to be addressed, and it needs to be addressed immediately.
"Why we still tolerate language on a jersey that we would not tolerate on the field is beyond me."
Ken Pagan said he's contacted police but "cannot say much else."
That night proved once again that sport can be one of the most powerful unifiers in our world. No matter the colour of our skin, the size of our wallet, what we did for work, or our religious beliefs, everyone was invited last night to share a common experience.
The search is on for the Blue Jays' least valuable fan.
Both of my boys have a rare neurological movement disorder called Dystonia. It causes painful twisting and contractions of the muscles. The episodic nature of it means that one minute they are running and playing like any other child and the next minute their hands and legs stop working. This means lots of falls and has made my six year old apprehensive about participating in team sports.And then he saw you play.
"Root, root, root for the Blue Jays... If they don't win it's a shame. Cuz it's one, two, three strikes you're out at the old ballgame."
After a disagreement over $450,000.
The team that watches together, wins together.
The team's post-game interviews and sideline cheerleading might never be the same again.
As the nation nears its 150th birthday in 2017, touring through the provinces and territories in a car brings an opportunity for intimate discovery of the nation as well as the chance for Canadians to make a poignant and personal connection with Canada just prior to its landmark anniversary.
A bat flip for the ages. A division title. And more home runs than any other team in the major leagues this year.
For the big old price tag of $217 million for a seven-year contract.
The game ain't over til it's over. Unless you're Fox Sports.
"I'm only depraved if we don't win."
Just in time for the holidays!
1985 hairstyles? NO! 1985 baseball comeback? YES!
Well played, libraries, well played.