Aldo Notari

Biographical information

Full nameAldo•Notari
Used nameAldo•Notari
Born6 September 1932 in Parma, Parma (ITA)
Died25 July 2006 in Parma, Parma (ITA)
NOC Italy


Aldo Notari was a baseball player and Italian sports manager who began to play in the 1950s with Parma Baseball. He later became an executive with the same club, becoming president in 1969. In the 1970s he led them to national and international titles with the help of sponsors such as Germal and Parmalat.

During 1970s and 1980s Notari became vice-president of FIBS (the Italian Baseball Federation), collaborating with their manager Bruno Beneck, the father of the Olympian swimming sisters, Anna and Daniela. Notari saw the federation through economic problems and remained as president until 2000.

In the mid-1990s Notari became the first President of the European Baseball Federation and then, in 1993, was elected President of the International Baseball Federation. He was re-elected in 1997, 2001, and 2005. Sadly, shortly after his last election, he died from stomach cancer in 2006, becoming a member of the Italian Hall of Fame of Baseball and Softball shortly after his death.

Organization roles

Role Organization Tenure NOC As
President International Baseball Federation 1993—2006 ITA Aldo Notari

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