Saturday, September 15 at 3:00 pm EDT. Garibaldi-Meucci Museum - 420 Tompkins Ave, Staten Island, NY 10305. Admission: $10/$5 for members; open to the public. Contact: Stephanie Lundegard 718-442-1608 www.garibaldimeuccimuseum.org Andy Mele will present his latest book Caesars of the Diamond. During the largest mass of Italian immigration to the U....

Before becoming a successful coach in the NBA, Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni was one of Europe’s most celebrated stars. Today’s style of game in the NBA has proved to be more fun for the fans. The pace-and-space, small-ball offense that propelled the Golden State Warriors to three championships in four years, has absolutely taken over th...

Team Italy slugger and Cincinnati Reds prospect Leonardo Seminati ascended from the dusty Goodyear spring training complex fields of the Arizona League to the rocky mountain advanced rookie Pioneer League’s finest facility at Dehler Park as a member of the Billings Mustangs on August 20, 2018. In his first at-bat against Idaho Falls, Leonardo Semin...

Ciao from Rome, welcome to the #106 magazine of We the Italians! It’s August, Italy usually almost entirely stops its activities in this month, but We the Italians doesn’t! We never cease loving and promoting our country. Joe Quagliano and a few other friends from the Italian American Baseball Foundation just visited Italy for a series of meetings...

How does a 70-year-old professor of kinesiology help a 20-something Major League outfielder deal with a batting slump? Ken Ravizza found a way. He kept his message simple and to the point. "There was a time when he actually jumped on my back," Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber said of Ravizza. "He's like, 'Now, try to hit like this.' It put it in pers...

In The Bronx, NY, neighborhood of Riverdale sits a Roman Catholic school named Manhattan College whose NCAA Division I baseball team bears a green and white logo strikingly reminiscent to that of Southern California Champion Park View Little League of Chula Vista. The Manhattan Jaspers have inducted several of their baseball team’s players over the...

Before finisching this ride among the Italian players arrived in MLB, we’d like to mention two Italian athletes who stopped at the antechamber of the Major League. Alberto "Toro" Rinaldi in 1965 at 18 years old, flew to the States for a spring training session for the Cincinnati Reds and to play a season in Single A with a team from Tampa (Florida)...

The IACL Cultural Committee will host a trip to the Italian Heritage Night at Comerica Park. The Detroit Tigers will face off against the Chicago White Sox. Bus departs the IACL (39200 Five Mile Road, Livonia, MI 48154, USA) at 12 p.m. and returns after the game. Includes round trip bus from IACL to the stadium, lower baseline box game tickets, and...

Domani, 19 luglio, cominciano i clinic gratuiti fra Nettuno e Roma, organizzati dalla Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball e dalla Italian American Baseball Foundation. Si comincia al centro olimpico dell'Acquacetosa di Roma con il primo di quattro eventi, che coinvolgeranno anche la Nazionale Under 15 il 20 luglio a Nettuno. Il 24 luglio si terr...

The United Shore Professional Baseball Leauge will host Italian Heritage Night at Jimmy John's Field in Utica, beginning at 7:05 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. The event will feature Frank Sinatra impersonator Gary Sacco, a cannoli eating contest and a special Italian menu by Vince & Joe's Gourmet Market as well as wine tasting featuring Francis Ford Co...