José Antonio Bautista (born October 19, 1980 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a Dominican professional baseball player who primarily plays as a right fielder and as a third baseman with the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball. He has also played first base, second base, left field, and center field in his career.
In the 2010 season, Bautista set a Toronto Blue Jays single-season team record by hitting 54 home runs, making him one of 26 players in the 50 home run club. That season he was the home run champion of both the American League and Major League Baseball.
On July 3, 2011, Bautista set the all-time MLB record for the most All-Star votes received by a single player with 7,454,753, which surpassed the previous record of 6,069,688 set by Seattle's Ken Griffey Jr. in 1994.