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McCoy Stadium

McCoy Stadium

McCoy Sunset

Stadium Facts:

Erected : 1942

Named in Honor of Thomas P. McCoy, Mayor of Pawtucket from 1936-1945

Dedicated : June 6, 1946

Re-Dedicated : July 5, 1992

Renovated May 1998 : April 1999

Total Seating Capacity : 10,031

Distances to Fences:

Leftfield : 325 ft.

Left Centerfield : 375 ft.

Centerfield : 400 ft.

Right Centerfield : 375 ft.

Rightfield - 325 ft.

Fences 8 Feet High (except at bullpens - 5 feet high)

HomePlate at McCoy

History of Teams to Play at McCoy Stadium

YEAR LEAGUE CLASS NAME RECORD FINISH NOTES
1892 New England   Secrets 17-43 8th Disbanded July 26
1893 Dropped out of New England League          
1894 New England   Maroons 48-54 6th  
1895 New England   Maroons 52-53 4th  
1896 New England   Phenoms 52-56 5th  
1897 New England   Maroons 54-51 3rd  
1898 New England   Maroons 26-23 2nd League ended play July 5
1899 New England   Maroons 36-41   Team expelled in Aug.
1908 Atlantic Assoc. C Colts 6-3   Disbanded May 20
1914 Colonial C Rovers 45-56 5th  
1915 Colonial C Rovers 37-57   Outlawed
in Aug. because of affiliation with competing league
1946 New England B Slaters 70-54 4th  
1947 New England B Slaters 65-60 4th  
1948 New England B Slaters 61-64 4th  
1949 New England B Slaters 52-26   52-26 1st half/31-17 2nd half
1966 Eastern AA Indians 68-71 2nd  
1967 Eastern AA Indians 67-71 5th  
1970 Eastern AA Red Sox 68-70 4th  
1971 Eastern AA Red Sox 63-76 3rd American Div. (4 teams)
1972 Eastern AA Red Sox 61-79 3rd American Div. (4 teams)
1973 International Triple-A Red Sox 78-68 2nd* Governors' Cup champs
1974 International Triple-A Red Sox 57-87 4th Northern Div. (4 teams)
1975 International Triple-A Red Sox 53-87 8th 8-team league
1976 International Triple-A Red Sox 68-70 5th  
1977 International Triple-A Red Sox 80-60 1st*  
1978 International Triple-A Red Sox 81-59 2nd*  
1979 International Triple-A Red Sox 66-74 5th  
1980 International Triple-A Red Sox 62-77 7th  
1981 International Triple-A Red Sox 67-73 7th The Longest Game in Baseball History was played.
1982 International Triple-A Red Sox 67-71 5th  
1983 International Triple-A Red Sox 56-83 8th  
1984 International Triple-A Red Sox 75-65 4th* International League Champions
1985 International Triple-A Red Sox 48-91 8th  
1986 International Triple-A Red Sox 74-65 3rd*  
1987 International Triple-A Red Sox 73-67 4th* End of 8-team league
1988 International Triple-A Red Sox 63-79 3rd (4 teams) Alliance with American Assoc.
1989 International Triple-A Red Sox 62-84 4th Alliance with Amer. Assoc.
1990 International Triple-A Red Sox 62-84 4th Alliance with Amer. Assoc.
1991 International Triple-A Red Sox 79-64 1st* Alliance with Amer. Assoc.
1992 International Triple-A Red Sox 71-72 2nd* Reverts back to 8-team league with two 4-team divisions
1993 International Triple-A Red Sox 60-82 4th Expands to 10-team league with two 5-team divisions
1994 International Triple-A Red Sox 78-64 1st* Lost in 1st round of playoffs
1995 International Triple-A Red Sox 70-71 3rd Missed playoffs by 1 1/2 Games
1996 International Triple-A Red Sox 78-64 1st* Lost in 1st rd. of playoffs
1997 International Triple-A Red Sox 81-60 2nd* Lost in 1st rd. of playoffs
1998 International Triple-A Red Sox 77-64 3rd Expands to 14-team league with three divisions
1999 International Triple-A Red Sox 76-68 2nd New McCoy Stadium opens 04/14/99
2000 International Triple-A Red Sox 82-61 3rd  
2001 International Triple-A Red Sox 60-82 5th Fans set all-time attendance record at McCoy -- 647,928
2002 International Triple-A Red Sox 60-84 5th 2nd year in a row, top 6 in minors for attendance -- 615,540
2003 International Triple-A Red Sox 83-61 1st* In IL Finals for 1st time since 1991
2004 International Triple-A Red Sox 73-71 T2nd Fans set new all-time attendance record - 679,021
2005 International Triple-A Red Sox 75-69 T2nd Fans set new all-time attendance record - 688,421
2006 International Triple-A Red Sox 69-75 5th 25th Anniversary of The Longest Game.
2007 International Triple-A Red Sox 67-75 4th 30th Anniversary of Ben Mondor purchasing PawSox.
2008 International Triple-A Red Sox 85-58 2nd* Broke all-time franchise record for wins
2009 International Triple-A Red Sox 61-82 5th Lowest team batting average in club history (.234)
2010 International Triple-A Red Sox 66-78 4th 15 Red Sox players rehab with the PawSox
2011 International Triple-A Red Sox 81-61 1st Lost in 1st round of playoffs
2012 International Triple-A Red Sox 79-65 2nd* International League Champions
* Qualified for IL Playoffs

PLAYING FIELDS

1892 - 1899 Games played on Dexter Street grounds
1914 - 1915 Games played at Sabin Street grounds in Royal Square area.
1946 - 2002 Games played at McCoy Stadium on Columbus Avenue.
1999 - Present Games Played at McCoy Stadium on Ben Mondor Way