Beehive Field

Beehive Field is a stadium in New Britain, Connecticut. The ballpark has a capacity of 4,700.[1] It is primarily used for baseball and was the home of the New Britain Red Sox (Boston Red Sox AA affiliate) from the time of their move to the city in 1983 until moving next door to New Britain Stadium for the 1995 season. The Eastern League All-Star Game was played before 3,106 fans on June 29, 1987, with league-MVP Mark Grace and game-MVP Dwight Smith representing the Pittsfield Cubs.[2] The Hartford Hawks baseball program used the venue for some home games prior to opening Fiondella Field in 2006.[3]

Beehive Field
Location230 John Karbonic Way
New Britain, CT 06051
Coordinates41°38′54.62″N 72°46′30.76″W / 41.6485056°N 72.7752111°W / 41.6485056; -72.7752111
Field sizeLeft field: 325 feet
Center field: 400 feet
Right field: 325 feet
New Britain Red Sox (EL) (1983–1994)
Hardware City Rock Cats (EL) (1995)
CCSU Blue Devils (NCAA) (2009)
Hartford Hawks (NCAA) (prior-2006)
New Britain Golden Hurricanes baseball and softball (CCC) (19__-present)

As of 2000, Beehive Field was used primarily by New Britain High School baseball and softball teams.[1]

Notable gamesEdit


  1. ^ a b "Beehive Field". 2000. Archived from the original on October 1, 2008. Retrieved October 30, 2009.
  2. ^ Amore, Dom (June 25, 2013). "Eastern League All-Star Game: The Eastern League All-Star Game will be played In New Britain on July 10". The Hartford Courant. Archived from the original on March 10, 2015.
  3. ^ Anderson, Woody (April 9, 2005). "Turning for Home: UHart Baseball to Get Own Field". The Hartford Courant. Archived from the original on November 12, 2013. Retrieved June 12, 2013.