But then Joey Votto felt uncomfortable about all the cheering and stuff the crowd was doing because of how far and hard he just hit a baseball. Maybe he was concerned that Yu Darvish would feel bad if the crowd hooted and hollered too much. Maybe he became embarrassed the way a man does when he plays amongst boys.
Whatever it was, Joey Votto felt the need to signal the crowd to be silent.
And the crowd obeyed.