Sunlight refers to a major soap product of Lever brothers Limited. The now closed Lever plant is located to the south of the street which does not lead to the plant. The street commemorates Sunlight Park, originally known as the Toronto Baseball Grounds, the city’s first baseball park. Built south of Queen Street west of Broadview near the Don in 1886, it had a wooden stadium seating two thousand two hundred and was home to Toronto’s International League baseball team. It was the setting for the city’s first professional baseball championship in 1887. In 1896 the Park was replaced by a stadium at Hanlan’s point.