Raimondo signs PawSox legislation

Updated 6:25 a.m., June 30

GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO has signed legislation authorizing the financing structure to pay for a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox, more than three years after the team first announced its intention to replace McCoy Stadium. Now the city must finalize the deal with the team. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO has signed legislation authorizing the financing structure to pay for a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox, more than three years after the team first announced its intention to replace McCoy Stadium. Now the city must finalize the deal with the team. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has signed legislation enabling the Pawtucket Red Sox to build a new stadium in Pawtucket, which would allow the Triple-A minor league baseball affiliate of the Boston Red Sox to stay in Rhode Island. In a brief statement issued at 5:46 Friday afternoon announcing the signing, Raimondo said, “The PawSox…

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