Solazzo returns for 2024

TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs Baseball Club (@iblmapleleafs) announced today the signing of 3rd Baseman Johnathan Solazzo ( Mississauga, On)

The 6'3" , 230 lb Solazzo is entering his 14th season in the IBL. Last season was one of his best. He hit .333 (45-135) in 36 games with 5 2B's, 14 HR's and 47 RBI's. The 14 Homeruns and 47 RBI’s are career highs in a season. For his efforts Johnathan was named a 1st Team IBL All-Star. In his IBL career Solazzo has hit .297 (409-1375) with 68 2B's, 1 3B, 76 HR, 337 RBI's and 23 SB's. He currently sit 11th All-Time in the IBL in RBI’s and is Tied for 9th in HR’s.

" What Solazzo has done and means to this Leafs team is so underrated. This guy is a leader on and off the field. He produces year in and year out and he always has a kind word to say and a smile doing what he loves to do. He is one of the IBL's nicest guys, but he also plays the game with fire and determination." GM Jeff Lounsbury

" It is a honour to have the Maple Leaf crest on my chest and to be able to play in front of family, friends and the best fans in the league. -Johnathan Solazzo

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 or follow the Maple Leafs on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter at @iblmapleleafs.

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