Joey Votto's first career leadoff homer was accompanied by a delightfully strange celebration
Since Votto is Votto though, he decided that commemorating this dinger required a little extra something. First, there was this smooth little bat drop:
Pretty nice, but not anything too out of the ordinary.
However, when Votto reached home plate and approached teammate
I have no idea what just happened.
Maybe a higher-definition look will offer some assistance?
Nope! No help at all. The man just looks possessed, as if he just saw the Ark of the Covenant.
Joey Votto, you are truly an enigma.
Andrew Mearns is a writer for Cut4 whose baseball obsession was born from the shattered dreams of Mike Mussina's perfect game attempt in 2001. He has a startling memory of World Series highlights that barely functions as a party trick.