1. Fishing for Autographs
The first row of the stands are about eight feet above the field and, as a result, you’ll see fans literally fishing for autographs from their favorite players. Fans arrive early to line up and lower their homemade fishing poles to their heroes before the game, so come prepared if you want to secure a signature from your favorite player.
Take a walk around McCoy Stadium to see all the murals hanging around the park. The murals celebrate some of the greatest players in Red Sox history including Wade Boggs and Roger Clemens, so make sure to see them all.
3. Ben Mondor Statue
Take some time to view the statue of Ben Mondor before entering McCoy Stadium. The statue is a must-see for any longtime PawSox fan as it honors International League and Red Sox Hall of Famer Ben Mondor, who bought the Pawtucket Red Sox in 1977 and turned the franchise into one of the most successful in the International League.
4. Barbeque Tent Areas
If you want the experience of tailgating without any of the hassle, then the Barbeque Tent Areas are just the thing for you. For $29 a person, you can enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet that includes burgers, hot dogs, baked beans, ice cream bars, and more.
5. Pawtucket Red Sox-Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Rivalry
Yankees-Red Sox is one of the of the biggest rivalries in baseball and it’s no different at the Triple-A level where the RailRiders and PawSox have one of the fiercest rivalries in the International League. You won’t want to miss the future stars of the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry square off, so don’t miss it when the RailRiders come to town.
6. Paws and Sox
Don’t miss the PawSox mascots Paws and Sox when taking in a game at McCoy Stadium. You won’t want to miss the shenanigans these two get into or the opportunity to give them a high-five so keep an eye out for them during the game.
7. Ben Mondor’s Memorabilia
If you’re fortunate enough to be sitting in a luxury box, then make sure to take some time to view longtime owner Ben Mondor’s collection of personal memorabilia.
8. Pre-Game Indoor Tailgate and Pre-Game Party Terrace
Those of you looking to host a premium tailgating experience will want to reserve a pre-game indoor tailgate or Pre-Game Party Terrace for your group of 30 or more. The package comes with tickets to the game, appetizers, an all-you-can-eat menu, and a cash bar making it one of the best ways to tailgate before a game.
9. Run the Bases After Sunday Games
Take your kids to Sunday home games for their chance to run the bases. There’s nothing more fun for young fans than running bases after the game making Sundays the perfect time to attend a PawSox game.
10. Free Parking
Arrive early to take advantage of the free parking at PawSox games. The PawSox offers several free parking areas including at McCoy Stadium and along Division Street, Ashton Street, and Delta Drive. Just get to the park early as space fills up quickly.