MLB executives meet with FIBS President Andrea Marcon and General Secretary Giampiero Curti in Rome

Oct 20, 2019 450

BY: Roberto Angotti

Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) and Major League Baseball (MLB) are committed in helping grow the game in Italy. Based on the meeting between high-ranking executives on both sides of the Atlantic at FIBS headquarters in Rome on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, Italian baseball may be on the verge of Major League renaissance.

MLB was well represented by Jim Small, Senior Vice President of International Business,Charlie Hill, Vice President of International Strategy, and Kelhem Salter, Director of Growth and Strategy for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The power trio of MLB executives met with FIBS President Andrea Marcon and General Secretary Giampiero Curti to discuss how they could collaborate on developing the reach and growth of the game in Italy. In addition, MLB pledged to provide technical support and coaching expertise to the Italian baseball federation.

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