Maple Leafs Sign Outfielder Anthony Buonaiuto
TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs Baseball Club (@iblmapleleafs) announced today the signing of outfielder Anthony Buonaiuto for 2023
Buonaiuto who grew up and still lives in Toronto joins the Leafs after spending the 2022 season playing for the Hamilton Cardinals.
In 2022, Buonaiuto hit .277 (18-65) in 21 games with 2 doubles and 15 RBI. After graduating from George Brown College, Anthony played a few seasons in Europe before returning to Ontario and making his way to the IBL.
“Anthony will play a large role in Toronto. He gives us depth, experience, and is another veteran player who will keep things light in the clubhouse. He always has a smile on his face at the park.” GM Jeff Lounsbury
After joining the team, Anthony stated “I am extremely excited to join the Toronto Maple Leafs for the 2023 season! Toronto is my home, and I grew up watching and supporting this team since I was a kid. It is an honour and a dream come true to finally be a part of this team! “
The Toronto Maple Leafs are a member of Canada’s best league, the Intercounty Baseball League. The over 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. For more information, visit www.mapleleafsbaseball.com or follow the Maple Leafs on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter at @iblmapleleafs.
This announcement is brought to you by Woodbine Racetrack, a long-time supporter of the Toronto Maple Leafs!