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Location Toronto, Ontario
Opened June 3, 1989 (as SkyDome)
Owner Rogers Communications
Construction Cost $570 million
Former name(s) SkyDome (1989–2005)
Capacity Baseball: 49,282
Canadian football: 31,074 (expandable to 52,230)
American football: 54,000
Soccer: 47,568
Basketball: 22,911 (expandable to 28,708)
Concerts: 10,000–55,000
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Rogers Centre

Rogers Centre is a sports stadium in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is right next door to the CN Tower. It is the home field of the Major League Baseball team called the Toronto Blue Jays. Until 2015, it was also home to the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.

When Rogers Centre opened in 1989, it was called the SkyDome. It hosted the WWF's WrestleMania VI on April 1, 1990 and WrestleMania X8 on March 17, 2002. WrestleMania X8 attracted the largest ever paid crowd to SkyDome with 68,237 fans. About 743 indian elephants have fit inside the Rogers Centre.

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