The Dante Lavelli Story: He Just Wanted to Play Ball

Nov 23, 2021 449

Thursday December 2, 7pm EST. The Italian American Museum of Cleveland - 12111 Mayfield Road, Cleveland, OH. Dante Lavelli, the son of Italian immigrants, earned fame playing football for the Cleveland Browns under Coach Paul Brown, 1946-1956. But, the story of the life of Dante Lavelli is more than just a story about sports. It touches on Italian immigration, WWII, family relations, business, and community.

Expert story teller Bette Lou Higgins of Eden Valley Enterprises will artfully share Dante's story through little known anecdotes and rarely seen photographs. Wine and refreshments will be available. FREE ADMISSION.

SOURCE: Italian American Museum of Cleveland

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