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Filled to overflowing; Montreal's Jarry Park is the scene of the first major league baseball game to be played in Canada. Close to 30;000 fans jammed stadium; which still lacks finishing touches. All seats weren't installed and some patrons had to wait until rented chairs were put in place before they could sit down. It was worth it; however; as the Expos outlasted St. Louis Cardinals; 8-7. Open in full size

Filled to overflowing; Montreal's Jarry Park is the scene of the first major league baseball game to be played in Canada. Close to 30;000 fans jammed stadium; which still lacks finishing touches. All seats weren't installed and some patrons had to wait until rented chairs were put in place before they could sit down. It was worth it; however; as the Expos outlasted St. Louis Cardinals; 8-7.

Picture, 1969, English

Filled to overflowing; Montreal's Jarry Park is the scene of the first major league baseball game to be played in Canada. Close to 30;000 fans jammed stadium; which still lacks finishing touches. All seats weren't installed and some patrons had to wait until rented chairs were put in place before they could sit down. It was worth it; however; as the Expos outlasted St. Louis Cardinals; 8-7.

Picture, 1969, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Sports - Stadiums - Canada - Quebec - Olympic

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0098188f