On Saturday, January 26th, 2013, the Pawtucket Red Sox opened their doors for their annual Hot Stove Event. Over 800 fans showed their support throughout the day by braving the cold and waiting patiently to meet top Red Sox Prospects. Outfielder Jackie Bradley, Jr (#2 in the Red Sox organization according to Baseball America), pitcher Allen Webster (#4), infielder Justin Henry and catcher Dan Butler met the fans, answered questions and signed autographs from 10:30am-2pm.
As you enter the clubhouse, a large plaque greets you. McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, RI, was built in 1942.
Fans were shuttled into the batting cages, where some 500 of us waited for the players to arrive.
Pawtucket Red Sox staff introduced us to Justin Henry and Allen Webster, and also took questions from the fans.
The door into the batting cages had a VERY special number greeting you as you walked in. Ted Williams!
The Pawtucket Red Sox won the Governor's Cup last year. Their International League Championshi...