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Toronto Argonauts

The Toronto Argonauts are a Canadian Football League team based in Toronto, Ontario.

Founded: 1873
Formerly known as:
Home stadium: SkyDome, Toronto, Ontario
Uniform colours: Oxford blue, Cambridge blue and white
Helmet design: Blue, with an ancient Greek soldier (Argonaut) holding a round shield inscribed with the letter "A".
Eastern championships: 17 -- 1914, 1921, 1933, 1937, 1938, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1950, 1952, 1971, 1982, 1983, 1987, 1991, 1996, 1997
Grey Cups: 14 -- 1914, 1921, 1933, 1937, 1938, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1950, 1952, 1983, 1991, 1996, 1997

Table of contents
1 Franchise history
2 Players of note
3 External links

Franchise history

The Toronto Argonauts were founded back in 1873 by the Toronto Argonaut Rowing Club. At the time the most renowed rowers in the world were the teams from Oxford University and Cambridge University in England, and the Toronto rowers adopted uniforms incorporating the two shades of blue used by the English schools. When the Argonauts expanded into football, the "double blue" uniform was used by the football team as well, starting the tradition that almost all top-level Toronto sport teams wear blue.

The Argonauts have won the Grey Cup more times than any other team.

Players of note

Canadian Football Hall of Famers: Current stars: Not to be forgotten:

External links