The TORONTO BLUE JAYS will 'Turn Back the Dial' and honour the 1985 American League Eastern Division Champions who captured a franchise record 99 wins. Leading the way, as they did in 1985, the dynamic outfield of George Bell, Lloyd Moseby and Jesse Barfield will be back in Toronto to highlight the festivities as the team will host two autograph signings, the Dine with the '85 Outfield Dinner and to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Drive of 85, TD will present a Turn Back the Dial Day at Rogers Centre on Sunday, August 16th as the team hosts the New York Yankees at 1:07pm.
Bell, Moseby, and Barfield Bobblehead Giveaway, presented by TD:
On Sunday, August 16, fans are encouraged to come to Rogers Centre early as the first 20,000 fans will receive a commemorative bobblehead which includes Bell, Moseby, and Barfield, presented by TD. Prior to the game, the Blue Jays will recognize some members of the 1985 team that will be in attendance. Tickets are still available at bluejays.com/tickets.
Sunday, August 16, 11:00am-12:30pm: George Bell, Lloyd Moseby, and Jesse Barfield will be signing autographs for fans in the WestJet Flight Deck (200 Level Outfield). Fans must have a game ticket to attend the autograph signing; autographs are limited to one per person, per player.
Monday August 17, 12:00pm-1:30pm: George Bell, Lloyd Moseby, and Jesse Barfield will be signing autographs at the Jays Shop Toronto Eaton Centre. Autographs are limited to one autograph per person, per player.
Dine with the '85 Outfield Dinner:
On Saturday, August 15, members of the 1985 Blue Jays outfield; George Bell, Lloyd Moseby, and Jesse Barfield will be the guests of honour at the Dine with the '85 Outfield Dinner. Tickets are available for purchase for $120, with the dinner being held at the Radisson Admiral Hotel (249 Queens Quay West, Toronto). Guests will receive a commemorative 8x10 signed photo of the three outfielders. Buck Martinez will act as the master of ceremonies for the dinner, with other guests to include: Cito Gaston, Dave Stieb, Willie Upshaw, Garth Iorg, Tom Henke, and Rance Mulliniks. Dinner tickets and more information are available by visiting bluejays.com/85dinner.