PawSox purchased by group of New England business leaders
By News Staff
A new group of
The primary owners of the ten-member group are listed as Larry Lucchino, who will serve as Chairman, and James J. Skeffington, who will be President.
“The Boston Red Sox have enjoyed a productive relationship with the Pawtucket Red Sox for more than four decades,” said Lucchino. “The franchise has played key roles in the Red Sox’ historic success, both as a player development affiliate and as a
Lucchino will continue to be the President/CEO of the Red Sox.
“We are very excited about our purchase of the Pawtucket Red Sox and the opportunity to partner with the Boston Red Sox to provide first class baseball and family entertainment to our loyal fan base in
“The Pawtucket Red Sox are universally respected as one of the best franchises in professional baseball. The new ownership group is committed to carrying on the tradition set by the Mondor family of providing affordable, wholesome, family-friendly entertainment to fans of all ages,” Skeffington said.
The 10-member ownership group includes
Larry Lucchino – President/CEO,
James J. Skeffington – Partner, Locke Lord Edwards LLP
Bernard Cammarata – Chairman of the Board, TJX Companies, Inc.
William P. Egan – Founder and General Partner, Alta Communications and Marion Equity Partners
Fenway Sports Management – A sister company of the Boston Red Sox and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fenway Sports Group (FSG)
Habib Y. Gorgi – Managing Director, Nautic Partners LLC
J. Terrence Murray – Former Chairman, President and CEO, Fleet National Bank
Arthur E. Nicholas – Partner,
Frank M. Resnek – Partner,
Thomas M. Ryan – Former Chairman, President and CEO, CVS Caremark
The Triple-A International League, The National Association of Minor League Baseball and Major League Baseball have all approved of the new owners’ application for purchasing the team.
Providence Mayor Elorza released a statement on the purchase and potential move, “Maintaining local ownership of the Red Sox’ AAA affiliate is important for
Governor Gina Raimondo also released a statement emphasizing the importance and keeping the PawSox local, “The PawSox are an institution in
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