Originally written on Redlegs Review  |  Last updated 11/14/14
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Reds slugger Joey Votto was honored with another award on Wednesday. Here is the press release from the Associated Press.... ST. MARYS, Ont. - Cincinnati Reds slugger Joey Votto is the winner of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s Tip O’Neill Award for the third straight year. The award is given to the Canadian player judged to have excelled in individual achievement and team contribution while adhering to baseball’s highest ideals. Votto, an all-star first baseman from Toronto, had a .337 batting average with 14 homers and 56 RBIs last season. "I thank the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame for recognizing my contributions to our division championship team," Votto said Wednesday in a release. "This spring, I am very much looking forward to representing our country in the World Baseball Classic and having the opportunity again to play alongside the best baseball players in Canada." The Hall does not release vote totals. Major leaguers Scott Diamond, Ryan Dempster, Ju...
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