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Expos and Blue Jays Stadium Facts
at Jarry Park and Exhibition Stadium

EXHIBITION STADIUM

STYLE - Multipurpose

OCCUPANT - TORONTO BLUE JAYS - 4-7-1977 to 5-28-1989

SURFACE
- Artificial

DIMENSIONS - Left Field, 330 - Left Center, 375 - Center Field, 400 -
Right Center, 375 - Right Field, 330

FENCES
- 12 feet high

OTHER INTERESTING FACTS - Became the home of the TORONTO ARGONAUTS of the
CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE in 1959...Cost of reconfiguring / refurbishment of
the stadium for baseball cost approximately $ 18 million in 1976...A game
on 4-30-1984 was postponed due to high winds becoming the first and only
time such a postponement had ever taken place in MLB history.

Toronto Blue Jays First homerun, Richie Zisk, Chicago White Sox, 4/7/1977
Exhibition Stadium Last homerun, George Bell, Toronto Blue Jays, 5/28/1989
Total homeruns hit at Exhibition Stadium, 1742

Most homeruns hit
by visiting hitters
Most homeruns
by Blue Jays at home
Most Homeruns
by Blue Jays in tota
l
Jim Rice - 18
Jesse Barfield - 99
Jesse Barfield - 99
Dwight Evans - 13
Lloyd Moseby - 76
Lloyd Moseby - 76
Eddie Murray - 13
George Bell - 72
George Bell - 72
Lance Parrish - 13
Ernie Whitt - 62
Ernie Whitt - 62
George Brett - 11
Willlie Upshaw - 50
Willie Upshaw - 51
Gorman Thomas - 11

JARRY PARK


STYLE
- Originally for temporary use

OCCUPANT - MONTREAL EXPOS - 4-14-1969 to 9-26-1975

SURFACE - Grass

DIMENSIONS - Left Field, 340 - Left Center, 368 - Center Field, 415 to 420 -
Right Center, 368 - Right Field, 340 - Backstop, 62

FENCES - 8 ( wire, 1969 ), 5 ( wire, 1970 ), 8 ( wire, 1976 )

OTHER INTERESTING FACTS - Was still being contructed during the first two months
of EXPOS home games in April and May of 1969...Jet stream breezes helped drives
to left center carry further...Home runs to right field would often land in the
community swimming pool...On opening day, 4-13-1971, fans were able to stand
behind the eight-foot screen fence, that stood behind the five-foot screen fence,
on snow that had been piled high in right field viewing the contest free...After
the EXPOS moved into OLYMPIC STADIUM, now often referred to as the ' BIG O ',
Jarry Stadium became a tennis venue and was later dismantled in late 1995.

Montreal Expos First homerun, Mack Jones, Expos, 4/14/1969
Jarry Park Last homerun, Greg Luzinski, Phillies, 9/26/1976
Total homeruns hit at Jarry Park, 980

Most homeruns hit
by visiting hitters
Most homeruns
by Expos at home
Most Homeruns
by Expos in tota
l
Willie Stargel - 17
Ron Fairly - 58
Ron Fairly - 58
Richie Hebner - 13
Bob Bailey - 52
Bob Bailey - 52
Johnny Bench - 12
Rusty Staub - 40
Rusty Staub - 43
Al Oliver - 11
Mike Jorgensen - 34
Mike Jorgensen - 34
Joe Torre - 9
John Bateman - 23
John Bateman - 24
Lee May - 9
Willie McCovey - 9
Billy Williams - 9

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