Toronto Blue Jays Logo
⚾ MLB: 1977-2020 44 2
Joined the American League as an expansion team to begin the 1977 season.
Toronto Raptors Logo
🏀 NBA: 1996-2020 25 1
The team was founded in 1995 as part of the NBA's expansion into Canada, along with the Vancouver Grizzlies. Since the 2001–02 season, the Raptors have been the only Canadian-based team in the league,...
Toronto Maple Leafs Logo
NHL: 1904-2020 117 15
A member of the "Original Six", the club was one of six NHL teams to have endured through the period of League retrenchment in the 1930s

Defunct Teams

Teams that have folded or moved away from the Toronto area.
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Toronto Toros Logo
WHA: 1974-1976 3
Prior to being in Birmingham, the team was known as the Ottawa Nationals and the Toronto Toros
Hamilton Tigers Logo
NHL: 1921-1925 5
The Quebec Bulldogs (French: Bulldogs de Québec) were a men's senior-level ice hockey team based in Quebec City. The team was officially known as the Quebec Hockey Club (French: Club de hockey de Québ...
Toronto 228th Battalion Logo
The NHA was founded in 1909 without any teams from Toronto, Ontario because there wasn't an arena in the city that was large enough to sustain a franchise. In 1911, a new arena was being built in Toro...
Berlin Dutchmen Logo
OPHL: 1908-1911 4 1
The Berlin Dutchmen were an early professional ice hockey team operating out of Berlin, Ontario, (renamed Kitchener in 1916) from 1907 in the Ontario Professional Hockey League (OPHL). The Berlin team...
Galt Professionals Logo
OPHL: 1909-1911 3 2
The Galt Professionals were a professional ice hockey team from Galt, Ontario in Canada. The team played for three seasons in the Ontario Professional Hockey League, from 1909 to 1911. Galt Professio...
Waterloo Colts Logo
OPHL: 1910-1911 2
The Waterloo Colts was a professional ice hockey team from Waterloo, Ontario in Canada. The team played for two seasons in the Ontario Professional Hockey League, from 1910 to 1911. Waterloo Colts be...
Cobalt Silver Kings Logo
The club was founded in 1906 in the Timiskaming Professional Hockey League, an early professional ice hockey league. In 1909, the Cobalt Silver Kings won the O'Brien Cup as champions of the TPHL. In ...
Haileybury Comets Logo
The Haileybury club was founded in 1906 as one of the teams of the Timiskaming Professional Hockey League (TPHL), a collection of teams sponsored by local mine owners. The club was owned by the O'Brie...
Sault Ste. Marie Marlboros Logo
Also known as the Canadian Soo and Soo Algonquins. Team was the lone Canadian entry in the International Hockey League, and one of the first openly professional hockey teams in Canada.
The early history of sports contains hundreds of teams that appeared for only 1 or 2 seasons before folding. Most of these teams have no historical photographs or articles, so are omitted from this list to reduce clutter. To view a comprehensive list of all defunct teams, browse to the early leagues section for baseball, football, basketball, or hockey.