Italian Americans at Bat: From Sand Lots to the Major Leagues
Italian Americans At Bat presents an historic visual, nostalgic journey through the sport of baseball and the considerable contributions made by Italian Americans to the sport. Often characterized as embodying American values like fair play, baseball provides a unique vehicle to showcase Italian American heritage and the lasting impact on national culture. Early pioneers, evolution of the game, sand lots to professional sagas, and profiles of some of "the greatest" will be featured including Joe Dimaggio, Frank Crosetti and Tony Lazzeri.
arte italia is located at 442 Flint St. in Reno, NV. and is open Thursday-Sunday, 12:00 pm-5:00 pm. Admission is free.
Click here to read Guy Clifton's article on Italian Americas at Bat in the Reno Gazette-Journal.