Top 10

Never Before Seen Facts on Rogers Centre

Fact #10: Rogers Centre Used to Have a McDonalds ®

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The two-level McDonalds® stand opened in the outfield concourse in 1989, but closed permanently in the 1990s.

Fact #9: Then-SkyDome Had it Own Mascot: Domer the Turtle

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Domer appeared at Blue Jays games from 1989 until the 1990s, but he returned for the stadium's 25th anniversary in 2014.

Fact #8: Several Fans were Hit by Falling Panels in 1995

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During a Blue Jays vs. Brewers contest, the top level wooden panels fell to the second deck.

Fact #7: A 1700s Ship Cannon was Found at Construction Site

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When the then-SkyDome was being built, a 1700s ship cannon was discovered at the construction site. The cannon is now part of the stadium tours.

Fact #6: Rogers Centre Hosted Hard Rock Café® for Two Decades

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The outfield restaurant ran for 20 years before closing in 2019 due to lease expiration & low fan attendance.