Over the years Toronto has grown considerably in the field of sports. Sporting events have become a huge industry in Toronto, for... more » both locals and visitors alike. Toronto has gone from a city that had two professional teams, the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey team and the Toronto Argonauts football team, to a city that now includes a professional baseball, professional basketball and a professional soccer team. There are several other sports teams in Toronto, impressive sports-related attractions, fantastic sports bars, and amazing sporting stores. Toronto's skyline now boasts incredible sporting venues like the Air Canada Centre and the Rogers Centre (formerly the Sky Dome). There has also been the addition of the Hockey Hall of Fame, and most recently Maple Leaf Square has become 'the' area in Toronto for professional sports.
While you're in town, the obvious is to see a professional game, which incidentally isn't always possible especially for teams like the Toronto Maple Leafs, whose games are almost impossible to get tickets to. However you can tour the venue where the Leafs play and see other sports venues in the city. There are lots of other things to do in Toronto for the sport's minded person. You can visit the remarkable Hockey Hall of Fame, or you can check out the Real Sports Bar and Grill, which has the largest HDTVs in North America: each one is two stories high. If you have half a day, you can experience the culture and history of Toronto's sports. less «