After attending the Miami Marlins' Italian Heritage Celebration on Friday, June 14, 2019 as the Italian American Baseball Foundation (IABF) guest of honor, Mike Napoli will join former fellow major leaguer Mike Pagliarulo, Cleveland Indians executive Bob DiBiasio and MLB journalist Anthony Castrovince for the IABF's first annual All-Star Weekend Round Table Discussion on the history of Italian Americans in baseball on Saturday night, July 6, 2019 at Nido Italia in Cleveland's Little Italy. Panelists will also address how the IABF can achieve its mission to help grow the game here and in Italy with camps, clinics and college showcases for Italians and Italian Americans.
Festvities begin at 7 pm with a cocktail reception featuring an open bar and hor d’ouerves followed by a family style dinner with pasta, flatbreads, and other Italian specialties. The two-hour round table discussion kicks off at 8 pm. The premier landmark of Cleveland's Historic Little Italy, Nido Italia has been serving traditional Italian cuisine and premier wines for decades. A commemorative t-shirt courtesy of 108 Stitches is included in the price of admission. Tickets are limited and available for $100 by clicking HERE. Don't miss this epic event sponsored by the IABF. To learn more about how to support the 501(c)(3) charity IABF, click HERE. Forza #Italia! #LetsMakeItHappen
by Roberto Angotti