Wednesday, August 24, 2016

CNE Ballpark memories

This is very much a filler post but rather than create a 4-word post, I'd love for those who remember seeing games during the Ex to share memories.

The Canadian National Exhibition (also known as the CNE or The Ex) was the site of Exhibition Stadium (duh!), the first home of the Blue Jays. It's been running for 137 years and it signifies the end of summer in Toronto. It opened last Friday and will run until Labour Day.

For those too young to remember, a Jays ticket would get you free admission to the Ex. I can remember many a day of grabbing lunch at the Food Building before going to an afternoon game. I never did it myself but I know that if you went up the Bulova Tower or rode the gondola you could see inside the stadium.

So any special Ex/Jays memories? Or late summer Jays memories in general? (Yeah, yeah, we know about last year.)