Anthony Banda is under the main media attention as his team Toronto Blue Jays, which stands third in AL East, is going head-to-head against Kansas City Royals. The fans were cheering, sitting beside the field.
The athlete was recently traded to the team earlier this month for cash considerations. Before, he was with the Pittsburgh Pirates since 2 August 2021. However, he debuted back in 2017 with Arizona Diamondbacks.
The pro baseball player has gone through a bumpy ride in his career as he has continuously changed the team, even twice a year.
Is MLB Anthony Banda Filipino Or Mexican? Know His Nationality
MLB fans have been wondering about Anthony’s nationality, as some say he is Mexican, while others consider him Filipino. But while going through his Wiki bio, the pro baseball pitcher is an American.
The athlete who plays for the Toronto Blue Jays of MLB was born in Texas. H attended his high school in Texas, Sinton High School. Then he was the baseball team plays.
The Arizona Diamondbacks selected him in the 2011 Major League Baseball draft. He was picked in the 33rd round. Moreover, he was the Milwaukee Brewers selection of the 2012 MLB draft out of San Jacinto College.
He made his professional entrance in MLB with Arizona in 2017. He started pitching for the same year season. But Unfortunately for the athlete, his first game was against the Washinton Nationals, which they did not win.
Later he was traded to Tampa Bay Rays in 2018, then to San Francisco Giants in 2020, and New York Mets in July 2021. Then, in August, he was claimed off by the Pittsburg Pirates the same year. Then he was optional with Triple-A Indianapolis Indians.
Finally, he settled with the Toronto Blue Jays on the 2nd of this month.
Anthony Banda Had Words About His Ethnicity
Anthony has always remained silent about his ethnicity. However, people seem to be eager to know his ethnic group. Just looking over his looks, it seems he is of mixed ethnicity. If we get a chance to look into his family ancestry, we believe he has multiple descents, but it is yet to be confirmed.
Once his parents and sister were interviewed during the match, where his fans got a glimpse of his family. Since then, almost no media has captured the athlete’s loved ones. But, they looked very interested and amazed by his performance as the pitcher.
Anthony Banda Parents Frank & Danette Banda: Does He Have Siblings?
The Blue Jays pitcher loves his personal space. However, his father is identified as Frank and his mother as Danette. Further, he is not the only child of his parents but has a sister Bianca. So he grew up with his little siblings.
Although being one of the most regarded MLB players, his detailed personal information is not opened up in his wiki either. But, the site claims the 28-year-old athlete has a daughter born in December 2018.
With almost no presence on social media, it has become very hard for his fans to gather information about his private life. But he has never been linked to anyone we could call his partner.