VOTTOMATIC FOR THE PEOPLE: 3 HR, 1 BB and 1 SB

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Wednesday afternoon Joey Votto became only the fifth player since 1956 to hit three home runs in one of his first 60 MLB games.  (Check the list.  Once BR.com adds Votto to the list, he'll be the only player since '56 to also draw a walk and steal a base in the same game as his three jacks.)

[Note: Had Adam Dunn been able to knock Votto in after he stole second base in the third inning, Votto would have tied Fred Lynn's much-heralded "total bases in a single game by a rookie" record.]

So, it's pretty clear that Joey Votto is going to be the greatest hitter since, well...ever.

Your thoughts?

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