IABF News and Events

2018 IABF Italian Youth Clinics

On July 10, John Franco, Mark Cardillo, Carmine Gangone and Joe Quagliano I traveled to Italy on our 1st official IABF visit.

Watch the video and photo gallery.

1st Annual Columbus Day Party

On Saturday, October 7th, the IABF held our 1st Annual Columbus Day Party at
Russo’s On The Bay. There was Cocktail Hour, Open Bar, DJ, and Dinner.

3rd Annual I.A.B.F. Dinner

Please join the Italian American Baseball Foundation as we welcome a select group of Baseball VIP’s

for the 3rd Annual fundraising dinner & cocktail reception.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

2018 IABF Brooklyn Clinic

On July 5, Gary Perone organized our 1st youth Baseball Clinic at the MCU Park, the home of the Brooklyn Cyclones.

It was a perfect day as Frank Catalanotto, Mark Cardillo, Gianpaolo Manzolillo and John Montefusco donated their time and helped the kids with pitching, fielding and batting stations.

The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) with the help of IABF board member Mico Licastro sponsored the event.

Carmine & Karen Gangone provided box lunches for all.

2018 I.A.B.F. Baseball Clinic

July 10th, 2018 – 10 am to 1 pm at MCU PARK

OPEN TO AGES 7 – 14

Includes T-Shirt, 2 hours of instruction, Lunch & 2 Tickets to a Brooklyn Cyclones Game

MLB Legends Frank Catalanotto and more will be in attendance

2018 IABF Bat Donation

In July, the IABF purchased over 100 baseball and softball bats from Rawlings that we shipped to the Rome offices of FIBS. The bats will be used by the Junior National Team (U18) and other youth teams playing in tournaments in Holland and Japan. Also for training at the Italian Baseball Academy in Rome. Gary Perone stepped up and helped with the purchase as well as the shipping.

IABF FUNDRAISER

YANKEES VS BLUE JAYS – SUITE, LEGEND, FOOD

Watch the 2018 NEW YORK YANKEES

In a private suite at Yankee Stadium with a Yankee Legend.

He will sign autographs, pose for photos and
tell stories of his Yankee playing days.

Our “Yankee Legends Suite Game” offers a full ballpark buffet and
non-alcoholic beverages – ALL INCLUDED

August 18, 2018

Yankee Stadium, Bronx

2017 IABF Dinner (video by MLB.com)

December 7, 2017

Carmine & Sons, Brooklyn, NY

 

2nd Annual I.A.B.F. Fundraising Dinner

December 7, 2017

Carmine & Sons, Brooklyn, NY

Please join Andrea Marcon, Pres, of Federation of Baseball & Softball as he welcomes a select group of Baseball VIP’s for the 2nd Annual fundraising dinner & cocktail reception to benefit and award student-athletes with scholarships and financial aid.

To help bring awareness of the game to Italian youth through pitching, field & hitting clinics with MLB instructors.

IABF Launch Dinner – MLB Network

December 8, 2016

Carmine & Sons, Brooklyn, NY

Mike Piazza and other Italian-American baseball players partake in the IABF Launch to raise money for the Italian Baseball Federation.

The Italian American Baseball Family is a new initiative that evolved from the ideas of former MLB player Frank Catalanotto, Mint Pros President Joe Quagliano and FIBS, executive Marco Landi.

IABF Launch Dinner – YES Network

December 8, 2016

Carmine & Sons, Brooklyn, NY

IABF – WBC Italian National Team Dinner – MLB Network

March 5, 2017

Scottsdale, Arizona

IABF – WBC Italian National Team Dinner – MLB Network

March 5, 2017

Scottsdale, Arizona

IABF – WBC Italian National Team Dinner – Dodgers Spectrum SportsNet LA

March 5, 2017

Scottsdale, Arizona

IABF at the National Italian American Foundation Expo.

October 2016

Washington, D.C.