This Cincinnati Reds bobblehead was a promotional giveaway from the Reds’ 2011 season. It was designed to commemorate Joey Votto’s 2010 NL MVP season.
Joey Votto is a Canadian professional baseball player from Toronto, ON. Votto has played his entire career spanning 15 seasons as of 2021 with the Cincinnati Reds. Votto is a 6 time all-star and the 2010 NL MVP, becoming the third Canadian to win an MVP award in MLB history after Larry Walker and Justin Morneau. Votto has been arguably the best and most consistent first basemen of the 2010’s, receiving MVP votes in 7 of the 10 years and finishing within the top 3 on three separate occasions including his win in 2010. Votto is also a seven time winner of the Tip O’Neill Award, second all-time only to Larry Walker’s nine.