Votto moves into second on all-time Canuck home run list

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By Kevin Glew

Canadian Baseball Network

Etobicoke, Ont., native Joey Votto clubbed a solo home run off of Cleveland Indians pitcher Mike Clevinger in the top of the fifth inning on Monday for his 266th career homer.

This round-tripper moved him past Matt Stairs (Fredericton, N.B.) and into second place on the all-time Canadian major league home runs list. Larry Walker (Maple Ridge, B.C.) sits first with 383 career home runs.

Here's a list of the 10 Canadians who have hit the most major league home runs (courtesy of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame):

Last NameFirstHR
WalkerLarry383
VottoJoey266
StairsMatt265
MorneauJustin247
BayJason222
HeathJeff194
MartinRussell181
KoskieCorey124
SelkirkGeorge108
WardPete98

Earlier in the day yesterday, the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame shared that Votto did pass Walker in another statistical category: