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 size
  • Foul lines: 325 feet (99 m)
  • Alleys: 375 feet (114 m)
  • Center field: 400 feet (120 m)
  • Outfield fence: 8 feet (2.4 m), except 5 feet (1.5 m) 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) 1973–2020
Website
www.milb.com/pawtucket/ballpark/mccoy-stadium

McCoy Stadium is a baseball stadium in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. From 1970 through 2020, it served as home field of the Pawtucket Red Sox (PawSox), a Minor League Baseball affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. Completed in 1942, the stadium first hosted an affiliated minor league team in 1946, the Pawtucket Slaters, a Boston Braves farm team. In 1981, the stadium hosted the longest professional baseball game in history, as the PawSox defeated the Rochester Red Wings in 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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