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National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame

 

Sam Roti is committed to preserving and keeping his Italian-American heritage alive. As co-chairman of the building committee for the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame, Sam has dedicated his personal time and energy to seeing the hall completed (projected date of 2003).

  • City of Chicago donated the land at 1431 West Taylor in "Little Italy"
  • Famed Chicago Architect John Vinci designed the 40,000 square foot hall
  • 150 seat theatre, 2 floors of exhibit space, banquet hall and a rooftop terrace & cafe

 

Sam Roti and Tom Lasorda

Sam Roti awarded the Tom Lasorda Golden Key.
Tom Lasorda & Sam Roti

Sam Roti, Muhammed Ali, and Frank Roti

Sam Roti, Muhammed Ali, & Frank Roti