Rimini is an Italian baseball team who have played in Serie A1. Home games are played at Stadio dei Pirati in Rimini, Emilia-Romagna. They have won league titles in 1975, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1987, 1988, 1992, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2006, 2015 and 2017. They won the European Cup in 1976, 1979 and 1989 and have also claimed numerous Silver Medals in the Cup.
Jason Simontacchi played for Rimini in 2000 before making his way to the Majors. Other MLB players who played for Rimini: Pete Falcone, Rick Waits, Mark Funderburk, Dave Nilsson, Josh Phelps, Chuck Carr, Tom Urbani, Tony Fiore, Alex Romero and Ray Olmedo. In 2019 Rimini pulled out of Serie A1 just before the start of the season because of financial problems. They had played continuously in Serie A1 since 1973, had posted winning records each season of the decade and having won titles in two of their past four years.
Yearly Record in Playoff Era
|1996||33-21||Mauro Mazzotti||Semi Final|
|2001||43-11||Mike Romano||Runner-Up||3rd Place|
|2003||36-18||Mike Romano||Semi Final||Runner-Up|
|2005||33-21||Mike Romano||Semi Final|
|2007||21-21||Mike Romano||3rd Place|
|2009||30-12||Mauro Mazzotti||Semi Final|
|2010||27-15||Mauro Mazzotti||Semi Final||3rd Place|
|2011||24-18||Larry Olenberger/Chris Catanoso|
|2015||27-19||Orlando Muñoz||Champions||3rd Place|
|2017||20-14||Paolo Ceccaroli||Champions||5th Place|
|2018||23-5||Paolo Ceccaroli||Semi Final||Runner-Up|