The Toronto Blue Jays are a professional baseball team based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Blue Jays are a member of the Eastern Division of Major League Baseball's American League. The Blue Jays name originates from the bird of the same name. An expansion franchise, the club was founded in Toronto in 1977. They are the first and only team outside the United States to win a World Series, with wins in 1992 and 1993.