PAWTUCKET, R.I. -- Ben Mondor, the owner of the Boston Red Sox's Triple-A affiliate, passed away Sunday evening at his home in Warwick, R.I. He was 85.
Mondor had just completed his 34th year as PawSox owner. He purchased the bankrupt franchise in 1977 and brought it to national prominence.
PawSox team president Mike Tamburro spoke briefly during a news conference at McCoy Stadium Monday afternoon.