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In What Could Be His Last Year, is Joey Votto Cooperstown Bound?

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Joey Votto may have just played his last game in a Reds uniform in front of the home crowd. Although the jury is still out on whether the 40-year old will make his retirement announcement, one can only speculate. So, the question arises, is Joey Votto on his way to Cooperstown?

Votto has spent his entire 17-year career with the Cincinnati Reds and is arguably one of their best players of all time. In 17 seasons, Votto has compiled 2,135 hits, 356 HR, 459 doubles. He also has a career slash line of .295/.409/.511 and has a career WAR of 64.4.

The longtime Red has also made a bit of history along the way. He led MLB in OBP 7 different times, only 1 of 5 players to reach base 3500+ times in less than 9000 plate appearances, top 30 all time in OBP, and top 40 all time in OPS.

Stats via Bryce Spalding on X

Joey Votto has been one of the top players of the recent generation and is a legend in Cincinnati. His career, a long one, but has left a impact on all fans throughout baseball. His personality on and off the field is rare and golden. One thing all fans should do, is tune in to any Joey Votto at-bats for the remainder of his career.


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