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League: Canadian Football League
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Venue: BMO Field
Notable Players: Joe Krol, Doug Flutie, Damon Allen, Bill Symons, Jim Corrigall, Condredge Holloway, Paul Masotti, Jim Rountree, Dan Ferrone, Rodney Harding, Dick Shatto, Terry Greer, Ted Morris, Don Moen, Michael Clemons, Royal Copeland, Ulysses Curtis, Ed Harrington, Mike O’Shea
Toronto Argonauts TicketsThe Toronto Argonauts Football Club is one of the oldest professional gridiron football teams in the world. Originally founded by the Argonaut Rowing Club in 1873 (which served as the owner until 1957), the team slowly evolved from an early form of rugby into its current incarnation. Before joining the CFL, it was part of the Ontario Rugby Football Union in 1883 and then the Interprovincial Rugby Football Union in 1907. The Argonauts won the first of a record 17 Grey Cup victories over the University of Toronto in 1914. In its most dominant stretch, Toronto won three-straight titles between 1945 and 1947 and again in 1950 and 1952. Despite a 30-year drought, Toronto climbed to the top of the CFL again in 1983 and 1991, then won two-straight cups in 1996 and 1997 with CFL great and college legend Doug Flutie at the helm. Damon Allen, who played for the Argonauts between 2003 and 2007, is the all-time passing leader in all of professional football history. If you want to experience the team’s rich legacy, then you should purchase Toronto Argonaut tickets at StubHub.
What are some top games for the upcoming season?Toronto opens up the 2020 regular season schedule with a home game against its rival, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, on May 28th. Toronto also hosts Hamilton on June 20th and August 22nd, followed by an away game at Hamilton on September 7th for the annual Labour Day Classic. Other important home games include Calgary on July 4th, Saskatchewan on July 25th, Winnipeg on July 31st, Montreal on August 28th, Ottawa on September 19th and the BC Lions on October 2nd. Toronto concludes the season with a home game against the Edmonton Eskimos on October 31st. The 108th Grey Cup, if Toronto manages to make it, will be held on November 22nd.
How did Toronto finish the last season?Following its Grey Cup victory in 2017, Toronto finished the 2019 regular season for the second straight year with eight points and a record of four wins and 14 losses. The team did not make the playoffs.
Who is Toronto’s biggest rival?The matchup between the Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tiger-Cats is one of the premier rivalries in the CFL. The teams meet several times every year, including a guaranteed matchup in early September for the Labour Day Classic. There have been several memorable moments in the history of the rivalry. Damon Allen, who had previously played for the Tiger-Cats in 1992, surpassed Warren Moon for all-time passing yards in the 2006 Labour Day Classic.
Who is Toronto’s head coach?The Toronto Argonauts named Ryan Dinwiddie as the new head coach on December 13th, 2019. Dinwiddie had previously played quarterback for Boise State between 2000 and 2003 under head coach Dan Hawkins. In his senior year, he passed for 4,356 yards, 31 touchdowns and only seven interceptions. After graduation, Dinwiddie had a brief stint on the Chicago Bears practice squad, then played for Winnipeg and Saskatchewan between 2006 and 2011. After his retirement, he became a quarterback coach for Montreal and Calgary, with which he won a Grey Cup in 2018.
How large is the venue?BMO Field, which has been the home of the Argonauts since 2016, has a capacity of around 26,000 for football games, including a family zone, a fan zone, luxury suites, loge boxes and club seating. Accessible seating options are available in certain designated sections throughout the stadium. A full-sized canopy covers all seats except for the north end zone. Located at Exhibition Place, the arena is shared between the Argonauts and the Toronto FC of the MLS.
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