Author: Bill Palka

Bill Palka is a journalism student at Syracuse University studying abroad in Florence. He is a sports staff writer for the Daily Orange, SUs independent student newspaper.
April 30, 2008

For love of the game

In the shadow of the Fiorentina soccer stadium, the place where most Florentines flock to watch sports, there is a place that few know of and most would not think to exist: a baseball diamond.   Scattered across the field, Italian boys, ages 8 to 11, are wearing red caps