Home Run: The Italian American Embrace of Baseball

Mar 26, 2022 263

April 14, 2022 — 7 p.m. EST. Zoom Webinar (Register Here). Join us for a conversation with Lawrence Baldassaro, author of “Beyond Di Maggio” and “Tony Lazzeri,” and Richard Johnson, curator of The Sports Museum of New England since 1982 and author of 25 books, including histories of the Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics, Patriots, Boston Braves, Boston Garden and Boston Marathon.

The authors will discuss the significance of baseball in the larger context of Italian-American assimilation in U.S. mainstream culture and identity. I AM Books in partnership with NIAF presents “Our Voyage: Italian American Stories” — a 10-event series focusing on Italian American authors and literary themes.

Read more


You may be interested