Kyle Schwarber is a Cincinnati-area kid who grew up a Reds fan. He’s also a member of the 2016 World Series champion Chicago Cubs, one of the most exciting young hitters to emerge on the big league scene in recent years.
He’s also a big fan of Joey Votto, and specifically, he’s a fan of Votto’s approach at the plate. In the video linked below (click on the MLB image; MLB.com is screwy and won’t let us embed the video), Schwarber talks about his admiration for Votto and how he tries to model his own approach on Votto’s.
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Blame Chad for creating this mess.
Chad launched Redleg Nation in February 2005, and has been writing about the Reds ever since. His first book, “The Big 50: The Men and Moments That Made the Cincinnati Reds” is now available in bookstores and online, at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and wherever fine books are sold. You can also find Chad’s musings about the Cincinnati Reds in the pages of Cincinnati Magazine.
You can email Chad at firstname.lastname@example.org.