Noted Riders fan, Leafs coach Mike Babcock poses with Argos for Grey Cup picture

Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock attended the East Final in a Riders jersey but there was no green to be seen on Wednesday when he welcomed the Grey Cup champion Argos to the Air Canada Centre.

Toronto beat Saskatchewan 25-21 at BMO Field to advance to the CFL championship game, Babcock was in a private box with MLSE Chairman and Argos owner Larry Tanenbaum.

(Photo courtesy: Sportsnet)

“I told Larry Tanenbaum I know we own the other team but the green Riders have been my team for forever,” Babcock said.

Babcock hid his Rider fandom for one shot and even had a have a blue tie on to match the Argos shade.

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6 Comments on Noted Riders fan, Leafs coach Mike Babcock poses with Argos for Grey Cup picture

  1. Good sportsmanship is great to see

  2. And the trained seals in Riderville clap like trained seals
    ..ar ar ar ar

  3. 2017 GREY CUP CHAMPIONS!!! How sweet it is!!!

  4. solara2000 // December 7, 2017 at 11:41 pm //

    Thumbs up to a great coach and a true-blue’ Canadian.

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