Joseph Daniel Votto (born September 10, 1983) is a Canadian professional baseball first baseman for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut with the Reds in 2007.
Votto is a six-time MLB All-Star, a seven-time Tip O'Neill Award winner, and two-time Lou Marsh Trophy winner as Canada's athlete of the year. In 2010, he won the National League (NL) MVP Award and the NL Hank Aaron Award. At the end of the 2018 season, among all active players he was first in career on-base percentage (.427), second in OPS (.957) and walks (1,104), and fourth in batting average (.311).
Votto made his MLB debut September 4, 2007, for the Cincinnati Reds.