A. Bartlett Giamatti

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Angelo Bartlett Giamatti

Also Known As: "Bart Giamatti"
Birthplace: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Death: Died in Oak Bluffs, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States
Cause of death: heart failure
Immediate Family:

Son of Valentine John Giamatti and Mary Claybaugh Giamatti
Husband of Toni Marilyn Giamatti
Father of Marcus Giamatti; <private> Giamatti-Rossman (Giamatti) and Paul Giamatti

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About A. Bartlett Giamatti

Angelo Bartlett "Bart" Giamatti (pronounced /dʒiːəˈmɑːti/; April 4, 1938 – September 1, 1989) was the president of Yale University and later the seventh Commissioner of Major League Baseball. Giamatti negotiated the agreement that terminated the Pete Rose betting scandal by permitting Rose to voluntarily withdraw from the sport, avoiding further punishment.

Giamatti was born in Boston and grew up in South Hadley, Massachusetts, the son of Mary Claybaugh Walton (Smith College '35) and Valentine John Giamatti. His father was chairman of the Department of Italian Language and Literature at Mount Holyoke College. Giamatti's paternal grandparents were Italian immigrants, and his grandfather, Angelo Giammattei [sic], emigrated to the United States from Telese, near Naples, Italy, around 1900. Giamatti's maternal grandparents, from Wakefield, Massachusetts, were Helen Buffum (Davidson) and Bartlett Walton, who graduated from Phillips Academy Andover and Harvard College.

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A. Bartlett Giamatti's Timeline

April 4, 1938
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
October 3, 1961
Age 23
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
June 6, 1967
Age 29
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
September 1, 1989
Age 51
Oak Bluffs, Dukes, Massachusetts, United States