Team spends $21.24 million for SkyDome

Updated: November 29, 2004, 7:11 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- The Toronto Blue Jays agreed to buy SkyDome, the team's ballpark, for about $21.2 million.

The 50,000-seat stadium, which opened in 1989, cost about $375 million to construct and was mostly funded by taxpayers. The Blue Jays, who are owned by Rogers Communications, will acquire the ballpark from Sportsco International LP, a Chicago-based group of investors who bought SkyDome out of bankruptcy court in 1999 for about $74 million.

"We're getting it for a very fair price," ...

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