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“Yankee Batboy” Author Anthony Florio to Speak at SFPL
Wednesday, June 19, 2019, 07:00pm

Anthony Florio, author of the newly published memoir, Yankee Batboy: From Little Italy to Yankee Stadium, will make an appearance at the Springfield Free Public Library at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, June 19.

Reflecting on the material in his book, Florio will share stories about his childhood in Little Italy in New York City and the amazing experiences he had in his job as a batboy for the New York Yankees during the 1962, 1963 and 1964 baseball seasons which also included trips to three World Series. Stories about this special time in Florio’s life will include reminiscences about his encounters with Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, and Joe Pepitone. Copies of the book will be available for sale after the program.