Amedée Roy Stadium

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Amedée Roy Stadium
Stade Amedée-Roy
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Flag alignment at the stadium during the 2013 Canada games.
LocationSherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Coordinates45°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
OwnerCity of Sherbrooke
Field size322' on the first and third base lines, 342' in the aisles, 385' centre field
SurfaceGrass
Tenants
Sherbrooke Expos
Sherbrooke Pirates (EL) (1972-1973)
Montreal Royales (CBL) (2003)

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

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, unable to find a suitable stadium in Montreal.[citation needed]

Amedée Roy Stadium was home to the Sherbrooke Pirates of the Double-A Eastern League from 1972 to 1973.[3]

Past events

Amedée Roy Stadium co-hosted the 2002 World Junior Baseball Championship with Julien Morin Stadium in nearby Coaticook.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Amédée-Roy Stadium". Sport venue. 2013 Canada Games. 2011. Archived from the original on 2012-01-17. 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. ^ Eric Pastore; Wendy Pastore. "Eastern League Double - A Ballparks". DigitalBallparks.com. Retrieved 31 December 2011.
  4. ^ Richard, Jean-Paul (31 July 2002). "Between specialists, one understands..." La Tribune. Sherbrooke. Retrieved 31 December 2011.