Retro Blue Jays – How things looked in 1996

Posted by rskhtv.

The 1996 Blue Jays were…nothing special. Coming off an ugly showing the previous season, the team was in transition. Arguably, it was the first time fans such as myself heard the term “rebuild.”

But there were some good things that came out of the 1996 season. For example, Pat Hentgen became the second Blue Jay pitcher to win 20 games and topped things off by winning the Cy Young award – first in team history.

The Jays also showed off their musical skills.

But all of that had yet to occur as the team prepared for their 20th home opener.

As Rob Sinclair reported, the Jays were celebrating 20 seasons and starting fresh at the same time.

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