The Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball (FIBS) College Pipeline has already proven successful for several young Team Italy prospects at American colleges The FIBS College Pipeline in association with the Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF) has offered young players the opportunity to study and compete in the US by awarding scholarships....

The Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF) and Elefterakis, Elefterakis, and Panek (EEP) have agreed to a partnership to support their collective efforts in youth baseball development. IABF has become one of the world’s premier heritage-based non-profit baseball organizations and is dedicated to inspiring the next generation of Italian America...

The 2024 Italian American Baseball Foundation scholarship application is officially open! These scholarships are for Italian Americans and Italian natives looking to play college baseball or softball. Educational opportunity through baseball and Italian heritage is at the forefront of our IABF mission. The Italian American Baseball Foundation award...

The Italian American Baseball Foundation continues to grow and influence the game of baseball domestically and globally. The organization has been selected for induction into the New York State Baseball Hall of Fame in 2024 for its efforts. The announcement was made by Rene LeRoux, Executive Director of the Hall. “The IABF is honored to be inducted...

Terry Francona, a.k.a. Tito, admitted that in his grandfather's language he cannot express a single concept. He does remember four words, though: "In the name of the father." Because the priest would say them in Italian, precisely, and when that moment came it meant that the liturgy was ending, "and it was almost the moment when you could finally p...

The Italian American Baseball Foundation celebrated a historic year with nearly 500 guests joining the festivities at Marina Del Rey in Bronx, New York on Thursday, November 30, 2023. From the documentary 'Mission: Classic' to the doubling of scholarships, Federazione Italiana Baseball Softball President Andrea Marcon could not be more happy with t...

The complete documentary that tells the story of Team Italy's adventure at the 2023 World Baseball Classic is now streaming on the Italian American Baseball Foundation YouTube Channel. After a successful premiere in Milan on November 8th at the Sport Movies & TV Festival, Mission: Classic chronicles the Italian national team at the 2023 World Baseb...

The full-length Mission Classic Italia Baseball film will debut at the 40th annual Milan International FICTS Fest. The Federation of International Cinema Television Sportifs is recognized by the International Olympic Committee for promoting the values of sport through footage. The screening on November 8 at 6.30 p.m. at the Testori Auditorium will...

Joe DiMaggio was a first-generation Italian kid, working the shores of Fisherman’s Wharf in Northern San Francisco from dawn to dusk with his four brothers. Due to difficult economic conditions, Joe had to help his fisherman father, but from an early age, his obsession was baseball. It was this passion that marked the career of this Sicilian-born y...

The Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF) and Federation of Italian Baseball and Softball (FIBS) have developed a baseball portal for international talent to apply for visibility with Italian clubs and an opportunity to play or coach professional baseball and softball in Italy.  After players or coaches apply, their information is stored in a...