Joey Votto

Baseball Player
Born Sep 10, 1983
Age 31
Hometown Toronto
Team Cincinnati Reds
Position First baseman

Joseph Daniel "Joey" Votto, is a Canadian Major League Baseball first baseman for the Cincinnati Reds. In 2010, he won the National League MVP Award, the National League Hank Aaron Award, and the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's athlete of the year.

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1983 Birth Votto was born on September 10, 1983 to Joseph and Wendy Votto, in Toronto, Ontario, and grew up in Etobicoke, a district in the west end of Toronto. … Read More


1997 13 Years Old He enrolled at Richview Collegiate Institute in 1997. … Read More
2002 18 Years Old Votto was drafted out of high school in the second round of the 2002 MLB amateur draft by the Reds (44th overall), Votto's first few professional seasons with the Reds' rookie-level affiliates were quiet.


2004 - 2006 4 More Events
Votto started off the 2007 season playing in Triple-A for the Louisville Bats.
Beginning the 2008 season, Votto shared time platooning at first base with Scott Hatteberg, until Manager Dusty Baker began playing Votto as the Reds' starting first baseman in early April. … Read More
Votto played for Canada in the 2009 World Baseball Classic. … Read More
Votto started the 2010 season by going 3 for 5 with a home run and a run batted in. … Read More
Votto homered in the Reds first game of the 2011 season, a solo homer off of Kameron Loe of the Brewers. … Read More
2012 28 Years Old 1 More Event
On April 2, 2012, Votto signed a 10-year, $225 million contract extension with Cincinnati, running through the 2024 season. … Read More
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