They came from far and wide to Boston’s North End to play and watch the 9th Annual Bocce Tournament of National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame – New England Chapter, in partnership with the “Taste of the North End.” Held on September 16, 2012 at the Langone Park Bocce Courts, funds were raised for scholarships and the North End community. Organizers included Bill Spadafora, Dario Cornelio, Chris Zizza and Pam Modugno of NIASHF and Chairman Donato Frattaroli from “Taste of the North End” and Lucia Ristorante. The North End’s own boxing champion and Fury of Fleet Street, Tony DeMarco, was on hand as well. The statue of Tony DeMarco is scheduled for unveiling at the corner of Cross and Hanover Streets on October 20th at 1:00 pm.
1st Place – Bobby and Peggy Magri (Orange Team)
2nd Place – Andy Rando and Robert DiAngelo (Green Team)
3rd Place – Paul Scali and Jon Mills (Tan Team)
In reverse order of the day’s event, photos by Matt Conti. See the photo gallery and order prints.