Joey votto has had outstanding performances in the 2021 Season of MLB with Cincinnati Reds. On the afternoon of this Monday, September 27, they faced the Pittsburgh Pirates in one of the last days of the campaign and Votto hit a home run that made him join nothing more and nothing less than Barry Bonds on a record of this department.
According to data shared by @MLBStats, Joey Votto became the oldest player to hit 35 or more connected home runs in the same National League season since Barry Bonds did it in 2004.
Votto is setting the Bonds record at 37 years of age and also shares this feat with Moises Alou and Steve Finley, players who set that mark the same year as the former San Francisco Giants.
Barry Bonds hit 45 homers in the 2004 Major League Baseball Season when he was 39 years old and it was in the same season that he won his seventh and final Most Valuable Player MVP award.
Joey Votto has seen action in 125 games in the 2021 MLB Season with the Cincinnati Reds, during which time he has posted a .270 batting average with 35 home runs connected and 96 RBIs.
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