He plays for one of the Pirates oldest rivals, the Cincinnati Reds.
By all accounts I should hate him.
But like other players I should hate, but can't he is just too entertaining to root against.
He has turned into a villain at road games.
While not being a jerk as a road villain, he is helping bring children happiness.
On the field in the batter's box is where most of us recognizes Joey's true talent as a ballplayer. A recent article writes about the injustice caused by Joey Votto never winning a Silver Slugger award. It really is eye opening to how good Votto is, but receives no appreciation.
Below are a pair of cards I have shown on this blog before.
My only other cardboard featuring both Cutch and Votto is this triple mini blank back from the Topps Vault.
Like all other blank back cards, the Topps Vault card comes with a certificate of authenticity.
To wrap things up, I will leave you with this Intentional Talk gem.
If the Avengers can't stop Thanos in the upcoming Infinity War, maybe Votto can hop on Nibbles and solve some problems.