Nottata storica per il baseball italiano. Due giocatori azzurri hanno calcato il diamante americano insieme. È successo nel match di Cactus League, torneo di preparazione alla stagione della Major League che si tiene in Arizona, tra i Kansas City Royals e i Texas Rangers. I due protagonisti sono Alex Liddi e Marten Gasparini. Liddi, terza base di 2...

Larry Baldassaro grew up in Chicopee, loving baseball and dreaming about pitching in the big leagues. Along the way, he came under the guidance of Hank Gonet, a caring mentor to countless kids who played for him on Chicopee Boys Club sandlot teams. If you played for Hank, you learned the fundamentals, and you learned how to win. In Baldassaro's Boy...

The Little Italy Association will be partnering with other Italian cultural groups, Convivio and the Italian Cultural Center, to celebrate Italian heritage through the sport of baseball in San Diego this spring. On Thursday, May 31, the organizations will come together to celebrate America’s favorite pastime — baseball — at the San Diego Padres “It...

Si allunga il roster del Nettuno Baseball City che ha chiuso l'accordo con il lanciatore-battitore e interno Bren Buffa. Buffa, 34 anni il 4 aprile prossimo, è arrivato in Italia nel 2015 per vestire la maglia di Novara in Serie A dopo le esperienze in Olanda, Germania e Australia. Nel 2016 viene acquistato dal Bologna dove contribuisce alla vittor...

The story of the Italians in the US, and in particular the story of their contribution to the greatness of America, can be told by several different angles, as we know very well here at We the Italians.   One of these points of view is sport: and when we talk about sport in the US, Baseball is probably the first choice. That is why we are very ple...

Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Department of Modern Languages and Literatures Program in Italian and Department of Physical Education and Athletics, in collaboration with the CWRU Film Society and CWRU Spartan Baseball are proud to present a “Celebration of Italian American Baseball” on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at Strosacker Auditorium beg...

Baseball Italian Style brings together the memories of major leaguers of Italian heritage whose collective careers span almost a century, from the 1930s up to today. In these first-person accounts, baseball fans will meet at an intimate level the players they cheered as heroes or jeered as adversaries, as well as coaches, managers, front-office exe...

Joe Jordano, who is entering his 21st season at Pitt's baseball coach, is scheduled to reach a milestone when he coaches his 1,500th game, including time spent as coach at Merychurst, April 29 at Cost Field against LIU Brooklyn. Barring postponements, of course. Senior outfielder Frank Maldonado, who was the team's second-leading hitter last season...

The Little Italy Association, Convivio and the Italian Cultural Center are proud to partner with the San Diego Padres for the 2018 Italian Heritage Night on Thursday, May 31. Come celebrate with us for an evening of special guests and programming. Purchase your ticket today to have a chance to receive a limited edition, commemorative San Diego Padr...

Tito Francona, a former All-Star who played for 15 seasons in the major leagues and was the father of Terry Francona, the Cleveland Indians’ manager, died on Tuesday night at his home in New Brighton, Pa. He was 84. The Indians announced his death. Francona played for Cleveland for six seasons. A left-handed-hitting outfielder and first baseman, Fr...