The Blue Jays weren’t able to sell beer that fans could enjoy in their seats for their first five-and-a-half seasons of Major League Baseball. But as The National reported, that all changed in July of 1982.
The Ontario government would be keeping a watchful eye on how fans would behave when drinking beer and could pull the plug at any time during this experiment.
Note: This story aired on July 30, 1982
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Toronto Blue Jays to finally sell beer to fans, yet some fans say “no glass of beer is worth $1.75”