Prof. Lawrence A Baldassaro's latest book, Tony Lazzeri: Yankees Legend and Baseball Pioneer, has been selected to receive the 2022 SABR (Society for American Baseball Research) Baseball Research Award. Baldassaro is a professor emeritus of Italian at the University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, and a frequent contributor to SABR publications. Lazzeri...

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 Gard...

Before there was Joe DiMaggio, there was Tony Lazzeri. A decade before the “Yankee Clipper” began his legendary career in 1936, Lazzeri paved the way for the man who would become the patron saint of Italian American fans and players. He did so by forging his own Hall of Fame career as a key member of the Yankees’ legendary Murderers’ Row lineup bet...

For millions of Americans, hope springs eternal every April when baseball returns!  In this craziest of years, fans of the national pastime are gearing up for the first-ever July opening in baseball history. We’re so excited to have baseball back that in this week’s episode our entire team is taking YOU “out to the ballgame” with our special guest,...