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Toronto Argonauts
Team logo
FoundedOctober 4, 1873
Based inToronto, Ontario, Canadae
Hame fieldBMO Field (2016–present)[1]
Rogers Centre (1989–2015)
Exhibition Stadium (1959–1988)
Varsity Stadium (1916–1958)
Varsity Athletic Grounds (1898–1907)
Rosedale Field (1874–1897, 1908–1915)
Heid coachMarc Trestman
General managerJim Popp
Awner(s)Kilmer Sports an BCE Inc consortium[2]
LeagueCanadian Football League
DiveesionEast Division
ColoursCambridge Blue, Oxford Blue[3]
         
Nickname(s)Argos, Boatmen, Double Blue, Scullers, Love Boat
Grey Cup wins17 (1914, 1921, 1933, 1937,
1938, 1945, 1946, 1947,
1950, 1952, 1983, 1991,
1996, 1997, 2004, 2012, 2017)
Wabsteidwww.argonauts.ca
Current sports event2017 Toronto Argonauts saison

The Toronto Argonauts are a professional Canadian fitbaa team based in Toronto, Ontario. The Argonauts are memmers o the East Division o the Canadian Football League. The team wis foondit in 1873, an is the auldest existin professional sports team in North Americae still uisin its oreeginal name.[4] The Chicago Cubs (1870) an the Atlanta Braves (1871) of Major League Baseball are aulder, but baith teams hae chynged thair name mair nor ance an in the case o the Braves, chynged ceeties.

The Argos hae played thair hame gemmes at the Rogers Centre syne the stadium opened in 1989 an prior tae that, played in Exhibition Stadium frae 1959 tae 1988. Prior tae 1959, the Argonauts played at Varsity Stadium, on the campus o the University of Toronto.

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  1. "TSN". tsn.ca. Retrieved September 20, 2013.
  2. "Bell Canada and Kilmer Group to acquire Argonauts". Toronto Argonauts. 2015-05-20. Retrieved 2015-05-20.
  3. "Toronto Argonauts Club Profile & History" (PDF). 2017 CFL Guide & Record Book. Canadian Football League. Retrieved December 1, 2017.
  4. 2009 Canadian Football League Facts, Figures & Records, Canadian Football League Properties/Publications, Toronto, Ontario, ISBN 978-0-9739425-4-5, p. 23