Toronto Blue Jays Uniform History 1977-2003
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1977 expansion brought MLB to Canada'a largest city. The team has worn New Era exclusively since its inception.


Wilson (home), Rawlings (road)

The original road jersey had white lettering and numbers in the same split style as the home jersey. During spring training it became obvious that the white/powder blue split lettering was impossible to see on powder blue jerseys. So, letters/numbers were replaced on road jerseys with solid dark blue for the front wordmark and dark blue/white split on the back numbers.

Wool caps were sold retail but I'm pretty sure the Jays wore nylon caps on field in 1977. If anyone knows for certain, please let me know.


Front lettering on the road jersey gets a white outline, and the back numbers become solid blue with a white outline as well (anyone have pics?).

Wilson (home), Rawlings (road)


Road jersey changes again, as letters/numbers become white split with blue, and "BLUE JAYS" replaces "TORONTO". (anyone with better pics?) Wilson home jerseys have slightly different lettering (especially the "E" and the "J") than Rawlings roadies.

Wilson (home), Rawlings (road)


NOB added to both jerseys.

Wilson (home), Rawlings (road)


NOB removed ONLY from road jerseys.

Wilson (home), Rawlings (road)


NOB removed from home jerseys as well.

Wilson (home), Rawlings (road)


NOB returns but ONLY on home jerseys.


City of Toronto 150th anniversary patch worn only on home jerseys in 1984 (missing here).

Blue Jays 10th anniversary patch worn on both jerseys.


Pullovers give way to button-downs. Road jersey turns grey, wordmark changes to "TORONTO", and NOB added. Solid blue cap now worn with road jersey.


On the home cap, the light blue feathers on the bird's head are darkened a bit to match the jerseys.

All Star game patch worn in 1991.

Now also on the road cap, the light blue feathers on the bird's head are darkened a bit to match the jerseys.


The blue trim colors are darkened slightly, and the light blue color on the bird's head on the jersey and cap logo is darkened to turquoise. The home white front panel cap is dropped mid-way through the season.



Alternate blue jersey debuts.


MLB 125th anniversary patch worn in 1994.

Russell Athletic (home), Wilson (road, alternate)

Blue Jays 20th anniversary patch worn.


The Jays start messing up their jerseys making red the main accent color.

Wilson (home, road), Russell Athletic (alternate)

Jackie Robinson patch worn 1997.


A home vest joins the set. The lettering colors are reversed from the main home jersey.

Wilson (home, home vest, road), Russell Athletic (alternate)



On home jerseys, red is dropped as a trim color and piping is added down the front. The home vest becomes a faux style with blue sleeves. Colors are reversed on the lettering, and the front logo changes to the "T Bird". Road jerseys also change to faux vest style with piping. Red piping is added to the alternate and light blue removed as a trim color.


AL 100 year patch and team 25th anniversary patch worn in 2001.


Sleeve patch changes to the "T Bird" on all jerseys. On the home faux-vest, a front number replaces the logo. Cap logo changes to the T Bird.


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