McCoy Stadium

Baseball stadium in Pawtucket, Rhode Island

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McCoy Stadium
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LocationOne Columbus Avenue
Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860
Coordinates41°52′23.39″N 71°22′12.14″W / 41.8731639°N 71.3700389°W / 41.8731639; -71.3700389Coordinates: 41°52′23.39″N 71°22′12.14″W / 41.8731639°N 71.3700389°W / 41.8731639; -71.3700389
OwnerCity of Pawtucket
OperatorPawtucket Red Sox Baseball Club Inc.
Capacity10,031 permanent seats. Up to 11,800 including grass berm, bleachers and standing room sections.
Record attendance11,982[4]
Field sizeLeft Field – 325 ft
Center Field – 400 ft
Right Field – 325 ft
Alleys – 375 ft
Outfield fence – 8 ft except 5 ft at bullpens
SurfaceNatural Grass
Construction
Broke groundNovember 3, 1940
OpenedJuly 4, 1942
Renovated1992, 1999
Expanded1999
Construction cost$1.5 million[1]
($23.5 million in 2019 dollars[2])
$14.914 million (renovation)
($22.9 million in 2019 dollars[2])
ArchitectMark Linenthal
Thomas F. Harding[3]

Heery International (renovation)
Tenants
Pawtucket Slaters (NEL) 1946–1949
Rhode Island Steelers (ACFL) 1966
Pawtucket Indians (EL) 1966–1967
Pawtucket Red Sox (EL) 1970–1972
Pawtucket Red Sox (IL) 1973–present

McCoy Stadium is a Minor League baseball stadium in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. It is home to the Pawtucket Red Sox (PawSox) of the International League and affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. The stadium was completed in 1946 as the home for the Pawtucket Slaters, an affiliate of the Boston Braves. Since 1969, the stadium has hosted the Pawtucket Red Sox. In 1981, the stadium hosted the longest professional baseball game in history, where the PawSox defeated the Rochester Red Wings after 33 innings by a score of 3–2.

  1. ^ Borges, David (2002). The Pawtucket Red Sox. Mount Pleasant, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing. p. 9. ISBN 978-0-7385-1129-0. Retrieved September 22, 2011.
  2. ^ a b Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Retrieved January 1, 2020.
  3. ^ Yankopolus, Jennifer Evans (2005). Almanac of Architecture & Design 2006. Norcross, Georgia: Greenway Communications, LLC. p. 306. ISBN 978-0-9755654-2-1. Retrieved September 29, 2011.
  4. ^ "2012 PawSox Media Guide" (PDF). Pawtucket Red Sox Baseball Club Inc. May 4, 2012. Retrieved May 11, 2012.

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