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.


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