Who would have guessed that at least 454 Italian Americans have played baseball in the majorssince 1897? The San Francisco Bay Area produced many of baseball's pioneers and originated thesandlot playing field in the 1860s. In fact, the earliest West Coast games were played downtownon a sandlot where San Francisco City Hall stands today–ne...

  WTI Magazine #30    2014 May, 15Author : buonenotizie.it      Translation by:   Italy remains the largest producer of bicycles in Europe: in addition to being a "nation of saints, poets and explorers", Italy is increasingly becoming a "nation of cyclists". In 2013, in fact, the Italian production of two-...

The Alabama home football season kicked off on Saturday, and so did AL.com's Tailgate of the Week series. We begin with Bama's Italian Tailgaters, a group of Birmingham families whose children attended and recently graduated from the University of Alabama. The tent, which features a large colorful sign reading "Bama's Italian Tailgaters s...

  WTI Magazine #45    2014 October, 15Author : Simone Callisto Manca      Translation by:   At We the Italians we tell not only stories about today's success and victories of Italian sport, but also of our historic triumphs. Today we will talk about one of the editions of the Olympics where the Italian team bro...

Michael Conforto's first trip to New York City included viewing the Freedom Tower, heading to the top of the Empire State Building and taking batting practice with the New York Mets at Citi Field. It also included sampling the local cuisine. And it will soon include playing for the Brooklyn Cyclones.   "We've been eating a whole lot since we...

Federica Pellegrini da domani e fino al 7 marzo si allenerà negli Usa: tre di altura a Flagstaff, in Arizona, e due a Fort Lauderdale in Florida. Con lei ci saranno Filippo Magnini e Gianluca Maglia, guidati da Matteo Giunta.   Dopo il gruppo di Paltrinieri (da ieri in Messico) e la partenza oggi per Charlotte della ranista Lisa Fissneider (...

An outstanding FEI European Championships Aachen 2015 came to a close with a magnificent individual final, the HAVENS Horsefeed-Prize. The top 20 reiners from all over Europe competed to win one of the coveted medals, whereby Germany was represented in the Final by five riders. Individual gold ultimately went to Italy, which had already secured tea...

  WTI Magazine #50    2014 December, 26Author : Simone Calliosto Manca      Translation by:   2014 was a year full of sports: certainly not the absolute best of the last years for our country, but still with important and recognized successes. The characters on the cover are certainly these: Federica Pellegrini...

"My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes" compiles the stories of Jews who lived or sought refuge in Italy during World War II and the gentiles who helped them, particularly after German troops occupied the northern half of the country in 1943.   The movie periodically returns to the deeds of Gino Bartali (given a voice-over by the actor Rob...

There have been a lot of role players on the Celtics over the years that have developed a loyal following at the TD Garden. However, few have received the admiration of Celtics fans as quickly as Italian forward Gigi Datome. After being glued to the bench in Detroit, Brad Stevens has given the 6-foot-8 sharpshooter a chance to make an impact upon...