CFNY 102.1 The Edge circa 1997 vs. the 2015 Toronto Blue Jays

I received an email from a reader named Billy who has a question for the hivemind.

What is the more impressive line up? CFNY 102.1 The Edge circa 1997 or the 2015 Toronto Blue Jays?

The 1997 CFNY 102.1 the Edge lineup was:

Humble and Fred - weekdays 8:30am - 9:20am
Maie Pauts - weekdays 9:20am - 2:00pm
Alan Cross - weekdays 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Live in Toronto - weekdays 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Brother Bill - weekdays 8:00pm - midnight
George Stroumboulopoulos - Monday and Tuesday midnight - 8:30am
Wired for Sound - Tuesday 11:00pm - midnight
The Thursday Thirty - Thursday 8:00pm - 11:00pm
The Indie Hour - Thursday 11:00pm - midnight
All Request Breakfast - weekends 9:00am - noon
Live-to-Air with Martin Streek from The Kingdom - Friday 9:00pm - 2:00am
Live-to-Air with Martin Streek from The Phoenix - Saturday 9:00pm - 2:00am
Live-to-Air with Martin Streek from Whiskey Saigon - Sunday9:00pm - 2:00am

The 2015 Blue Jays lineup was:

Ben Revere
Josh Donaldson
Jose Bautista
Edwin Encarnacion
Chris Colabello
Troy Tulowitzki
Russell Martin
Kevin Pillar
Ryan Goins

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Sam in Pickering

I'll bet the Edge 102'ers would get smoked in a ball game but would win in a game of Name That Tune.

January 22, 2016 @ 2:35 PM

markosaar

Hopefully no one picks Toronto Mike for Name That Tune ;)

(I wouldn't have gotten a single one of those either.)

January 22, 2016 @ 3:01 PM

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@markosaar

Too soon, man... too soon.

January 22, 2016 @ 3:04 PM

markosaar

That's what you get for making us listen to half a phone conversation for ten minutes!

January 22, 2016 @ 3:11 PM

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@markosaar

I'm glad you brought that up... my apologies to all! When it's not a numbered episode of Toronto Mike'd I simply don't implement the same quality control! :)

January 22, 2016 @ 3:12 PM

Jason from Sudbury

@Toronto Mike: I got the Eagles "Those Shoes" right away. "They Did a Bad Bad Thing" I got, just didn't know who sang it. Martha And The Muffins I would've never, ever got, same as the Hip.

January 22, 2016 @ 3:26 PM

Jason from Sudbury

Hmm. Just noticed this...Strombo Monday and Tuesday from midnight to 8:30? You sure it wasn't midnight to 5:30? Cause H&F came in at 5:30.

January 22, 2016 @ 3:28 PM

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@Jason from Sudbury

In my defense, I did get the songwriter for the Martha and the Muffins track, as well as the Chris Isaak, Eagles and Hip. I knew it was The Hip right away, I just couldn't come up with the non-single track on Music @ Work, one of my least favourite Hip albums.

January 22, 2016 @ 3:29 PM

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@Jason from Sudbury

It's based on this:

January 22, 2016 @ 3:30 PM

Alex

Maie Pauts is Ryan Goins - or maybe Pillar - and Brother Bill is Kawasaki.

January 22, 2016 @ 3:33 PM

RJ

Jays lineup would dominate the summer, while CFNY would fare better in October.

January 22, 2016 @ 3:37 PM

Matt

Bluejays for me. That was a treat to watch this year.

I think this is an apple and oranges comparison though. How does the edges 97 line up stack up against the mighty Q, HTZ fm etc in 97?

January 22, 2016 @ 5:21 PM

fourteen

I'm missing something, what's all the "name that tune" reference?

January 22, 2016 @ 9:27 PM

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@fourteen

Everyone who subscribes to Toronto Mike'd will periodically be pushed bonus audio. I call these Rapid Faxes. There's been two so far, and the "name that tune" is explained in the second one.

You can subscribe here: http://www.torontomike.com/podcast/subscribe/

January 23, 2016 @ 9:06 AM

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@Matt

It's as apples and oranges as it gets. I think it's meant as a light jestful question. :)

January 23, 2016 @ 12:55 PM

Cambo

Da bearsssss....

Who would win in a fight against Josh Donaldson...and Humble Howard? That's right, Coach Ditka.

January 24, 2016 @ 5:06 PM

Cbab

1997 CFNY for sure. Mid 90's was when they hit their apex (for me anyways).

January 25, 2016 @ 9:51 AM

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