Joey Votto wins National League MVP

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto was a favourite to win the NL's Most Valuable Player.

Cincinatti Reds first baseman and Etobicoke Ontario native, Joey Votto has won the National League MVP award yesterday.  It was only the third time in baseball history that a Canadian has captured the award.  Larry Walker and Justin Morneau were the other players.

Votto beat out three time winner Albert Pujols with 31 first place votes.  Votto led the Reds to the NL Central title for the first time since 1995.

His season stats are .324 with 37 home runs and 113 RBI’s.

Congratulations Joey!!!!!

–Mark Gauthier

 

 

One comment

  1. welikeroywelikeroy · November 24, 2010

    Its crazy how Votto played 2 years for the inter-county Hamilton T-Birds going through college. That isn’t 5 minutes from my house! Had I known … I would have been there.

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