Jarry Park Stadium (/ˈdʒæri/; French: Stade Parc Jarry, IPA: [stad paʁk ʒaʁi]) is a former baseball stadium in Montreal which served as home to the Montreal Expos, Major League Baseball's first Canadian franchise, from 1969–1976. It served as a temporary home (for 8 seasons) until the domed Olympic Stadium was finished and made available to the Expos. The ballpark was typically called simply (and incorrectly, since the stadium was simply built within and a part of the larger park) "Jarry Park" (or "Parc Jarry" in French) within baseball circles. The stadium was host to two American football preseason games in 1969; August 25 (Detroit Lions vs Boston Patriots) and September 11 (New York Giants vs Pittsburgh Steelers).
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