Bernardo Cardines was an Italian immigrant, a resident alien, a tailor and a future soldier who lived just a short distance from one of the earliest baseball parks in the United States. He had journeyed to Rhode Island by his 15th birthday, registered for the draft by his 22nd birthday. He never celebrated his 23rd birthday. He was killed on a batt...

Javier Baez broke the code of silence when he mentioned to reporters the latest thing for a Cubs team that designed a Party Room for their state-of-the-art clubhouse at Wrigley Field, turned Jason Heyward’s Rain Delay Speech into World Series mythology and interviews each other in the dugout for pretend TV segments after hitting home runs. “He does...

Paul Pascucci wasn’t sure if he and the other inductees would be given a chance to say a few words, but that was OK because Pascucci doesn’t like talking about himself. But he did want to say thank you to everyone who touched his life along the way. Pascucci, a member of the North Tonawanda High School Class of 1970, was one of 14 members of the Cl...

Thu, August 31, 2017. 5:00 PM – 10:30 PM PDT. AT&T Park - 24 Willie Mays Plaza - San Francisco, CA 94107 San Francisco's Italian heritage is very rich, to say the least, and the Giants invite you to celebrate with them at AT&T Park at the 2017 Italian Heritage Night! Your Special Event ticket package includes a seat in one of the Italian Heritage s...

When Ernesta “Ernie” Szabo was born 95 years ago into a large Italian family in Canton, Ohio, the world was a very different place. There were no microwaves, no computers and the invention of the television was still five years away. But growing up in a bustling household with six sisters and one brother, she soon discovered she shared a love of ba...

Cleveland Indians Manager Terry Francona and his father, former Tribe player Tito Francona, have developed a new pasta sauce, Tito Francona & Son Pasta Sauce, which launches today. The sauce celebrates Tito and Terry’s love of Italian food and Northeast Ohio; a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the new sauce will go to Cleveland Indians Char...

Staten Island Yankees vs. Lowell Spinners. Saturday, 8/19/2017. 7 P.M. Celebrate Italian Heritage with The Order Sons of Italy, Father Capodanno Lodge,#212, The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum (GMM), and Italian-American Award Winning Author: Marianna Randazzo. Plus many other surprises! Did you know that Staten Island has a higher percentage of Italian Am...

Claudie Minor was quite a football player. He helped the Denver Broncos make it to the 1977 Super Bowl. And he helped Bernie Carducci make it to IU Southeast. One of best ambassadors of IUS used to be one of the worst linemen in community-college ball. Before Carducci turned to teaching psychology he turned from dreams of pigskin glory. Carducci cr...

Having recently led the Italian Women’s Softball National Team to a second place finish in the 2017 European Baseball Championship with a .529 batting average in 34 at-bats, Laura Vigna now faces even a bigger challenge in the weeklong World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Junior Women’s World Championship (JWWC) beginning July 24, 2107 at t...

Leonardo Seminati, prima base del Parma Clima, è da oggi un giocatore dei Cincinnati Reds. Bergamasco, 18enne, è alla prima stagione in IBL. E a questo punto forse anche all' ultima, l'ultima intera per lo meno. Per altro si dice che a lui, per via soprattutto della sua potenza, fossero molto interessati anche i New York Yankees e i New York Mets....