The father of actor Paul Giamatti is the former commissioner of which sport?
Answer: Paul Giamatti is an actor best known for his roles in the films Private Parts, Sideways, and American Splendor. He currently stars in the Showtime TV series Billions. Paul Giamatti is the son of A. Bartlett Giamatti, the youngest president of Yale University and later, the 7th Commissioner of Major League Baseball. Giamatti served as Commissioner for only five months before dying suddenly of a heart attack. He is the shortest-tenured baseball commissioner in the sport’s history. Giamatti is best remembered today for negotiating the agreement resolving the Pete Rose betting scandal by permitting Rose to voluntarily withdraw from the sport to avoid further punishment.
Giamatti was born June 6, 1967, in New Haven, Connecticut, the youngest of three children. His father, A. Bartlett Giamatti (Angelo Bartlett Giamatti), was a Yale University professor who later became president of the university and commissioner of Major League Baseball. Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of nine players each, who take turns batting and fielding.