The Toronto Blue Jays made fans across Canada, and in some cases aggravated the clubs detractors, during their Championship run and TSN had reporters covering the reaction to both World Series wins.
TSN legends Ken Chilibeck, Alex J. Walling and Michael Whalen passed on some of their memories from 1992 and 1993.
Ken Chilibeck - Canada's team, for a while at least:
People in Edmonton were actually cheering for Toronto!
That is the one thing that sticks out in my mind the most from both Blue Jays' World Series wins. And you have to remember, those were the days before the influx of Easterners coming to work in the Oil Industry... (MORE)
Alex J. Walling - Blue Jay championship memories:
I find it amazing to think it has been 16 and 17 years since I covered those two Blue Jay classic moments. What I remember are both final game wins in 1992 and 1993.
In the first year we got ready to tape reaction to the game from the Midtown Tavern, probably Halifax's best known watering hole, located a few doors down from the Halifax Metro Centre... (MORE)
Michael Whalen - American League vs. National League:
We weren't exactly technologically advanced in those days, anything but as a matter of fact.
For those reading this of a certain age, it will difficult to imagine that cell phones back then were not the cute little palm-sized snap-closers we have today. No, our mobile phones looked like MASH units, replicas of those used in Korea and WW2... (MORE)