New plan for Pawsox ballpark an investment worthy of state support

NEW PITCH: The Pawtucket Red Sox have chosen a downtown Pawtucket site for a new ballpark that would require taxpayer support. The team worked on the plan with city leaders and R.I. Commerce Corp. / COURTESY ­PAWTUCKET RED SOX
NEW PITCH: The Pawtucket Red Sox have chosen a downtown Pawtucket site for a new ballpark that would require taxpayer support. The team worked on the plan with city leaders and R.I. Commerce Corp. / COURTESY ­PAWTUCKET RED SOX
There is much to like about the new proposal to build a modern ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox. That starts with a more-even consideration of the interests of the team’s owners, host city and state than a much-criticized 2015 pitch. The new plan also manages to do what proponents of the earlier proposal said…

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