Joey Votto’s Improbable Streak Finally Comes To An End
In 6,828 career at bats, Cincinnati Reds All-Star and former National League MVP Joey Votto had never done something most big leaguers do on a regular basis. At career bat number 6,829, he finally did.
A pop-up to first base is typically a routine play in baseball that's only remembers if an error takes place.
In atypical fashion, Votto popped up to first base yesterday for the first time in his 13+ year career.
A routine play for most major league batters took Votto 1,592 games, 6,829 plate appearances and 27,918 pitches.