The Best Lefthanded Batters and Lefthanded Pitchers in Baseball
Joey Votto is a righthanded throwing first-baseman who has finished 12 years in the major leagues, all with the Cincinnati Reds. He currently has 1729 hits, 372 doubles, 269 home runs, 897 runs batted and a .311 batting average.
Votto has lead the league in walks five different seasons, leading to a .427 on-base percentage which is 12th all-time, and a .530 slugging percentage (51st all-time). He has been a National League All-Star 6 times, has won a gold glove for fielding excellence, and he won the NL MVP Award in 2010.