Lawrence Baldassaro

Lawrence Baldassaro

Emeritus Professor

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Ph.D., Indiana University, 1972

Teaching Interests:
Dante's Divine Comedy
Italian Culture and Civilization

Current Research Interests:
Italian Americans in Major League Baseball

Other Activities:
Director, University Honors Program
Board of Directors, WisItalia
Member, UWM's "Professor Baseball" team

Recent Publications:
Ted Williams: Reflections on a Splendid Life. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 2003.

The American Game: Baseball and Ethnicity, ed. Lawrence Baldassaro and Richard A. Johnson. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2002.

"Ed Abbaticchio: Italian Baseball Pioneer," NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Social Policy Perspectives, 8:1, 1999, pp. 18-30.