Brantford Red Sox Re-Sign Chris Iltshishin

by B. Young

The Brantford Red Sox, members of the Intercounty Baseball League, are happy to announce that Chris Iltshishin will be returning for the 2021 season!

Chris made his debut with the Brantford Red Sox in 2019. He quickly established himself as a fundamental member of Brantford's starting lineup. Chris led the team with 33 hits over 133 at bats in 34 regular season games played.  In the playoffs Chris posted a .429 batting average with 6 hits to lead the team. 

Chris is a native of Kitchener and is a Rec & Sport Business student at the University of Waterloo. In 2019 with the Waterloo Warriors baseball program Chris was named team captain and a 2nd team OUA all star.  He was also nominated for team MVP, and was the winner of the Defender of the Year and Rookie of the Year awards. 

On behalf of the Brantford Red Sox organization and its fans, welcome back Chris!

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