Casa Italiana di Las Vegas in collaboration with the Windmill library proudly presents Italian American Baseball Family, winner of the Russo Brothers Italian American Film Forum Award at the National Italian American Foundation 42nd Anniversary Gala in Washington, DC and finalist in the 2018 Sport Movies & TV World Championship in Milan, Italy, on...

On Friday August 30th, Little Italy San Jose will be honored as the Non-Profit recipient at the San Francisco Giants game as part of Italian Heritage night.  Italian clubs from all over Northern California will join together and celebrate in a pregame Italian feast that will include food, wine, cocktails, gelato and music.  Little Italy will also h...

Baseball is back in the 2020 Summer Olympics to be staged in Japan, and Joe Girardi is back as manager of Team USA, with the ultimate goal of gaining a berth and then winning the tournament. Girardi hasn’t managed since he was unceremoniously dumped by the New York Yankees after their seven-game loss to the Houston Astros in the 2017 American Leagu...

Parma native Matteo Bocchi threw 2.2 scoreless innings of relief with three strikeouts and two walks in his Triple-A pitching debut for the Iowa Cubs against the Tacoma Rainiers at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Washington on August 5, 2019. The 23-year-old Italian pitcher entered the game in the bottom of the sixth inning with Rainiers shortstop Daniel...

Baseball legend Yogi Berra departed this world nearly four years ago, but his unique and memorable quips like “It ain’t over til it’s over,” likely will remain in the pop culture lexicon forever. The one-time New York Yankees catcher, who was instrumental in leading his team to 10 World Series Championships, three of which he was named MVP, and app...

The beard, flecked with white, didn’t last. Chris Colabello, the former Twin, shaved it before the Kansas City T-Bones, his current team in the independent American Association, left town after last weekend’s series with the St. Paul Saints.  He also coaxed a teammate into giving him a haircut, reviving the modified Mohawk he sported with the Toron...

The IABF is proud to partner with the Brooklyn Cyclones on Sunday, August 18th for Italian Heritage Night. Brooklyn Cyclones vs Tri-City Valley Cats. August 18, 2019 - 4:00 PM. MCU Park - Coney Island, NY. As part of the night's festivities, the first 2,000 fans in attendance will receive a Rocky Balboa bobble-head. But that's not all, a limited ed...

Ciao from Rome to all the friends of We the Italians! It’s July and, like usual, it’s very hot in Italy. We are working on very important things, starting the first Columbus Day ever organized in Italy. It will be in Siena on October 12, which is the Italian official Columbus Day. Please sign our Manifesto in defense of Columbus, here. On June 10 W...

Ci sono voluti ben due anni per convincere Joe Quagliano, Presidente della Italian American Baseball foundation (IABF), affinché venisse a Messina, con il beneplacito della FIBS, per visitare gli impianti sportivi della Cittadella Universitaria ma soprattutto il rinato Stadio del Baseball Primo Nebiolo che sempre più sta diventando punto di riferim...

Growing up in the shadow of my father’s New York Giants Baseball fandom, I’ve known the story of the “Shot Heard ‘Round the World” all my life. It was the home run hit by Bobby Thomson of the New York Giants to beat the Brooklyn Dodgers in the 1951 National League pennant. In our house, my brother and I had to know a lot of sports facts just to ear...