The Big Red “On-Base” Machine: Joey Votto

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto is having his 5th major league season with an On-Base Percentage over 41%.  This is very impressive considering Votto turns 30 in September.

Here are a few players who had four seasons with a 41% OBP before age 30:

Only a dozen players in MLB history had more than five seasons before age 30 with a 41% OBP.  The record is eight seasons by Jimmie Foxx and Ty Cobb.

Posted on August 1, 2013, in Hall of Fame and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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