Amedée Roy Stadium

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Amedée Roy Stadium
Stade Amedée-Roy
Location Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Coordinates 45°24′48″N 71°53′16″W / 45.413443°N 71.887896°W / 45.413443; -71.887896Coordinates: 45°24′48″N 71°53′16″W / 45.413443°N 71.887896°W / 45.413443; -71.887896
Owner City of Sherbrooke
Field size 322' on the first and third base lines, 342' in the aisles, 385' centre field
Surface Grass
Tenants
Sherbrooke Expos

Amedée Roy Stadium (French: Stade Amedée-Roy) is a baseball stadium in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. Its address is 600 rue du Parc. It was used as a baseball venue for the 2013 Canada Games along with Julien Morin Stadium in Coaticook.[1]

Tenants[edit]

Amedée Roy Stadium is the home field of the Sherbrooke Expos of the Ligue de Baseball Senior Élite du Québec.

It had been the home field of the Sherbrooke Athletiques BRP of the Ligue de Baseball Élite du Québec until they relocated to Granby after the 2009 season.[2]

The Montreal Royales of the short lived Canadian Baseball League played their only season at Amedée Roy Stadium,[3] unable to find a suitable stadium in Montreal.

Amedée Roy Stadium was home to the Sherbrooke Pirates of the Double-A Eastern League from 1972 to 1973.[4]

Past events[edit]

Amedée Roy Stadium co-hosted the 2002 World Junior Baseball Championship with Julien Morin Stadium in nearby Coaticook.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amédée-Roy Stadium". Sport venue. 2013 Canada Games. 2011. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  2. ^ Plante, Claude (9 November 2009). "Les Athlétiques BRP quittent Sherbrooke". La Tribune (in French). Sherbrooke, Quebec. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Montreal Royales - Stade Amedee Roy (Sherbrooke)". iSport.com. 2011. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  4. ^ Eric Pastore; Wendy Pastore. "Eastern League Double - A Ballparks". DigitalBallparks.com. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  5. ^ Richard, Jean-Paul (31 July 2002). "Between specialists, one understands...". La Tribune. Sherbrooke. Retrieved 31 December 2011.