found (the guide) very interesting and learned a lot about Italian baseball. I never knew pitchers only had three pitches
to warm up between innings.” – Matthew, Claremont, California
Amazing architecture and history; the rolling
hills of Tuscany; and great food come to mind when you think of Italy. But baseball? Ah, well, not exactly. Believe it or
not, they’ve been playing organized baseball in Italy since the end of World War II and the Italians came to America
to participate in the World Baseball Classic. You learn more about the unique history of Italian baseball in World in a Ballpark: Baseball Goes Global, which is available for purchase at the Buy Joe's Guides page.
effort to grow the sport beyond North America, Latin America and Asia, baseball has targeted Europe, including its Dutch Treats!, plus South African Plain and Down Under, Mate! as its next frontiers. That means opening a baseball academy in Italy and one
day bringing an exhibition game to Rome’s soccer stadium.
You can see Joe's other Europe photos by traveling to
these links: European Feast; The Netherlands: Dutch Treats!; Austria Mountaineers; The British Are Coming!; Czech Republic This Out; French Connection; Do You Speak German?; Luck Of The Irish; From Russia, With Love; Spanish Passport and Swiss Cheese!
want to view a sample of the guide and how easy the guide works, visit the World Baseball Classic page.