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Trophies – Pearson Cup

Pearson CupThe Pearson Cup was an exhibition game played between the Toronto Blue Jays and Montreal Expos from 1978-86  and was named after former Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson.

Results:

1978 – Montreal 5-4 (Canadian Bill Atkinson picked up the win)
1979 – 4-4 tie
1980 – Montreal 3-1
1981 – No game – Player’s Strike
1982 – Montreal 7-3
1983 – Toronto 7-5
1984 – Toronto 2-1
1985 – 2-2 tie
1986 – Toronto 5-2

The trophy awarding was started again in 2003 when the Jays and Expos played six interleague games, but quickly ended after the 2004 season when the Expos moved to Washington. In both 2003 & 2004 the teams split their six games series so each year the trophy was tied for.