The Italian American Baseball Foundation is proud to announce our 2019 Guest of Honor: Joseph Elliott Girardi. Joe Girardi, was born in Peoria, Illinois and grew up in East Peoria, Ill. He attended East Peoria's Neil Armstrong grade school; and Peoria's Sacred Heart/Father Sweeney, where he was coached in basketball by his father. He then attended...

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...

After two successful clinics led by John Franco, Mark Cardillo and Roberto De Franceschi in Rome and Nettuno last summer, the Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF) returns to Italy for a series of youth baseball and softball clinics from July 13-19, 2019. Italian baseball and softball players born between 2003 to 2012 are invited to participa...

Amongst the many Italian-themed organizations that were ever created, one stands out as potentially being one of the best and brightest. The Italian American Baseball Foundation was created in 2016 and was founded by Joseph Quagliano, Carmine Gangone, and former baseball player Frank Catalanotto. Amongst the members and affiliates of this organizat...

Ciao Tutti, It's been an amazing summer for the IABF. We held our first Youth Baseball clinic at MCU Park. We purchased and shipped over 100 bats and other baseball equipment for youth tournaments in Italy, and we returned from a 10 day trip to Italy where we conducted baseball clinics for over 300 kids in Rome & Nettuno. And, we are just getting s...

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...