The Italian Baseball and Softball Federation (FIBS) has appointed Paolo Ceccaroli as new manager of its U23 Baseball National Team. The first gathering with the players has been scheduled for May 8 and 9 in Parma. The 56-year-old debuted in the Italian Serie A as a player for Rimini in 1977. He also played for Parma, Reggio Emilia and Collecchio. With the Italian National Team he played in 119 games during seven European Championships and six Baseball World Cups. In 2017 and 2018 he managed Rimini in the Serie A1, winning the championship in 2017. He was inducted as a player into the Italian Baseball Hall of Fame in 2011.
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