In the pantheon of American baseball stands a famous Italian American, and November 25 marks Joltin’ Joe’s birthday. We remember him today for his athletic prowess and baseball milestones; we also honor the Italian American heritage of a fisherman’s son. Be sure to mark your calendars for May 31, 2018, when the San Diego Padres, Petco Park, and Convivio present Italian American Heritage Night at Petco Park–a night you won’t want to miss! More details to follow!
Image by local Italian American artist Christopher Paluso.