The Numbers Behind Our Fan Nation

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By Jamie Bradburn.

1982: The year beer sales were allowed at Exhibition Stadium for Blue Jays and Argonauts games.

17: The number of team jerseys retired by the Toronto Maple Leafs.

The number of people who catch a typical home game for the following teams: Argonauts: 16,882; Blue Jays: 41,731; Maple Leafs: 19,158; Raptors: 19,825.

2 million: Equivalent of one-inch ice cubes in the Air Canada Centre’s ice surface.

78: The number of minutes it took for Blue Jays tickets to sell out for the 2015 American League Championship Series.

$100: The cost of a birthday or anniversary greeting on the Rogers Centre video board during a Blue Jays game.

72,500: The weight, in pounds, of the scoreboard installed at the Air Canada Centre in 2015.

The number of league championships won by sports team: Argonauts: 16 Grey Cups; Blue Jays: 2 World Series; Maple Leafs: 13 Stanley Cups.

125 million dollars: Amount, in U.S. dollars, paid by the Raptors to enter the NBA in 1993.

4 to 6: The number of hours to convert the Air Canada Centre from basketball to hockey.