Chris Robinson signs with Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs today announced the signing of utility player Chris Robinson for the 2024 season.

Robinson, a Uxbridge, Ontario native, joins the Leafs following playing last season with the Welland Jackfish and Guelph Royals. Prior to that Robinson spent two professional seasons with the Winnipeg Goldeyes of the American Association and Schaumburg Boomers of the Frontier League.

Before turning pro, Robinson would spend his college career with Morehead State D1 program where he recorded a career .351 average with 121 RBI and a .430 on base percentage. Chris was also named All-Ohio Valley Conference by the league and College Sports Madness in 2014.

"Chris is a veteran player with position flexibility. He was a Division 1 catcher, he has played outfield and infield at the professional level bringing yet more versatility to the club" said Leafs General Manager, Jeff Lounsbury.

Before heading to school, Chris was a member of the Canadian Junior National Team where he won a bronze medal at the Canada Cup and was named to the Toronto Star All-Star Team.

The Toronto Maple Leafs are a member of Canada’s top baseball league, the Intercounty Baseball League. The 100-year old summer league is one of the oldest baseball leagues in the world, with the league established in 1919, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind.