Biasatti

All Noun
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  • The NBA cites Biasatti as the first international player in league history.
  • His next-door neighbour and role model was Hank Biasatti.
  • Hank Biasatti, who was born in Italy, but raised in Canada was the first international player in the league in 1946.
  • Biasatti played basketball for Assumption between the 1945 and 1946 baseball seasons.
  • The OBA ordered London to replay its semi-final series against Windsor because Biasatti had played for the Majors.
  • Biasatti held the head coaching job for six seasons and again guided the team to the OQAA championship in the 1958-1959 season.
  • Biasatti was a farmhand of the Toronto Maple Leafs baseball team, playing for London Army during the war.
  • In 1946, Biasatti began the baseball season as the starting first baseman for the Leafs in the International League.
  • Biasatti made it to the major leagues in 1949, appearing in 21 games for the Athletics.
  • Biasatti and the Majors won the OBA senior title in 1945.
  • In baseball, Biasatti played in Savannah in 1947, hitting .299 and finishing second in the league in home runs.
  • Hank Biasatti and Gino Sovran were the only Canadians on the Huskies, each playing just six games.
  • In 1953, Biasatti was player-manager of the Waterloo Tigers of the Intercounty Baseball League, playing first base and pitching.
  • Along with former Assumption teammate Hank Biasatti, he was one of two Canadians to play for the Huskies in their first and only season in 1946-47.
  • He got some playing time in August, after an injury to starting first baseman Ferris Fain, but over 24 at-bats that season, Biasatti's batting average was a very low .083.
  • Following the 1946 baseball season, Biasatti was invited to the inaugural training camp of the Toronto Huskies in preparation for the first season of the Basketball Association of America, which evolved into the NBA.
  • Biasatti became head basketball coach at the newly renamed Assumption University in 1956, and in his first season, guided the team to the Ontario-Quebec Senior Intercollegiate Basketball League championship (shared with Queen's).
  • The first Italian-born player to feature in the league was Hank Biasatti, who appeared in 6 games for the Toronto Huskies in the 1946-47 season; having grown up in Canada, however, Biasatti held Canadian citizenship.
  • The Crimson Tide took a 14-0 lead in the first quarter behind touchdown runs of four and one-yard by Robert Fraley and Rick Watson before TCU scored heir only points on a 30-yard Tony Biasatti field goal in the second.