The Biggest Moments In Olympic Stadium History

Title: The Biggest Moments In Olympic Stadium History
Date: April 3, 2014
Original Source: The Hardball Times
Synopsis: With the Toronto Blue Jays playing exhibition games in Montreal, this article looked at some of the most dramatic moments in the history of Olympic Stadium.

Last weekend, the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Mets played a pair of exhibition games at Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It seemed like a heck of a lot of fun, and it pains me that I wasn’t able to make the six-hour trek (especially since the games coincided with the release of Jonah Keri’s excellent book, Up, Up & Away [check out a review here]).

It really, genuinely seemed like a great weekend for baseball fans, and especially those would-be Expos fans who no longer have their local Nos Amours to root for.

The weekend, coupled with Jonah’s book, has resulted in plenty of Expos nostalgia. The history of the franchise is one with more bad memories than good ones, but it’s also a history littered with some truly incredible moments. Olympic Stadium isn’t exactly an inviting masterpiece, but it’s been home to some of the most exciting and touching moments in baseball. So, in no particular order, here are the 10 best moments in the history of Olympic Stadium.

Continue reading at The Hardball Times.

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