MESA, Ariz. -- Joe Torre, manager of the USA squad in the upcoming World Baseball Classic, believes that players are bound to get a special feeling when they first put on the uniform and embrace the notion that they're representing their individual countries. Torre received firsthand evidence of that excitement recently when he called Cincinnati se...

Relevent Sports, a division of RSE Ventures announced that top international clubs Real Madrid CF and Inter Milan will face off at Kabam Field at California Memorial Stadium on the University of California, Berkeley campus on Saturday, July 26, as part of the Guinness International Champions Cup.   Kickoff for the contest, which will be broa...

The Five-Time Atlantic League Champion Somerset Patriots are hosting Italian Heritage Night at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday, August 2nd when they take on the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs at 7:05pm.   Discounted upper box tickets are available for $8.50 per ticket if ordered in advance through the group sales department. Italian food will be av...

Festa Italiana invites you to participate to the Mariners Italian Heritage Night Come on out to Safeco Field & cheer on the Mariners when they host the Huston Astros, Saturday June 20th. The tickets are discounted. There is a free t-shirt.   Sit with your fellow Italian-American friends & family$2.00 of each ticket sold be...

by Lauren E. Forcucci   Summer is the time for baseball! Who enjoys an afternoon in the warm summer sun while the cheers of a baseball game echo from the local park? We do!   For this month's column, I spoke with Mr. John Romano, baseball coordinator for the NEAA: North End Athletic Association. Mr. Romano told me about the various pr...

Enjoy Seattle Mariners Baseball at a special price on Italian Heritage Night at Safeco Field! Round up your friends and family members and enjoy a fun-filled night of Italian culture.   A portion of the proceeds from each ticket purchased through this special offer will benefit Festa Italiana, the free Italian Festival at the Seattle Center....

The Astros were out of the playoff race in 1991 when manager Art Howe and coach Matt Galante approached Craig Biggio about moving to second base.   Biggio grew up dreaming of being the next Walter Payton in football or Thurman Munson in baseball. Playing running back was no longer an option, but he assumed the first All-Star berth of his car...

Edward James Abbaticchio was born in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, on April 15, 1877. He began his athletic career in 1895 where he played football as both a fullback and kicker for the Latrobe Athletic Association. Ed became one of the first professional football players as the team was the first pro-football team in the nation. His coach, Fielding Yost,...

Join the Italian community in the East Bay for the A's Italian Heritage Night on Friday, August 7th at 7:05PM at the Oakland A's Coliseum. A ticket to the festivities includes a pregame event in the Eastside Club (a new perk this year), an Athletics branded Italian heritage scarf, complementary Italian food and a reserved ticket at Field Level. &n...

Anthony Richard Conigliaro, was born on January 7, 1945 in Revere, Massachusetts. The six foot three, right hand hitting outfielder was signed out of St. Mary's High School in Lynn, Massachusetts by the home town Boston Red Sox in 1962.   The highly touted prospect came up to the big leagues in 1964 at age 19, getting the starting left fiel...