Turf & Rec

No natural turf in Rogers Centre, says Jays’ president

October 25, 2017  By  Mike Jiggens

Don’t expect the Toronto Blue Jays to ever play on natural turf inside the Rogers Centre, the club’s president says. In spite of a study commissioned to explore the feasibility of growing natural turf inside the retractable roofed stadium, the costs of retrofitting the building to accommodate proper drainage and natural turf is too costly and unrealistic, says Jays president Mark Shapiro.


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