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Albert Pujols

Albert Pujols is a first baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals in Major League Baseball.

Pujols was selected as the National League Rookie of the Year in 2001 after hitting .329 with 37 home runs and 130 RBIs. He was named NL Most Valuable Player in 2005 and 2008. Pujols batted .330 with 41 home runs and 117 RBIs in 2005, and he hit .357 with 37 home runs and 116 RBIs in 2008.

The Dominican Republic native was born on Jan. 16, 1980.
Albert Pujols is a first baseman for the St. Louis Cardinals in Major League Baseball.

Pujols was selected as the National League Rookie of the Year in 2001 after hitting .329 with 37 home runs and 130 RBIs. He was named NL Most Valuable Player in 2005 and 2008. Pujols batted .330 with 41 home runs and 117 RBIs in 2005, and he hit .357 with 37 home runs and 116 RBIs in 2008.

The Dominican Republic native was born on Jan. 16, 1980.
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  • Grant Green delivers game-winning hit in ninth inning for Angels

    KEY MOMENT: With the Angels trailing, 5-4, in the ninth inning, Mike Trout walked and took off from first base on a 1-and-1 pitch to Albert Pujols, who sliced a double to right field. Trout slid feet-first into second base, not knowing where the ball...
  • Angels are on the mark against the Seattle Mariners, Fernando Rodney

    Angels are on the mark against the Seattle Mariners, Fernando Rodney
    Seattle closer Fernando Rodney shot an arrow in the air — at least figuratively — and when it came to Earth, he and everyone else at Angel Stadium knew exactly where it was: in the comeback-win column for the rally-happy Angels. Rodney...
  • Obama donates White Sox jacket to Baseball Hall of Fame

    It sure wasn’t pretty, but the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y., will memorialize President Obama’s first presidential pitch anyway. Obama has donated the puffy White Sox jacket he wore when he threw out the...
  • A physicist looks at Cespedes' incredible throw vs. Angels

    A physicist looks at Cespedes' incredible throw vs. Angels
    People will be talking for ages about the incredible throw uncorked by Oakland A's left fielder Yoenis Cespedes on Tuesday night to nail the Angels' Howie Kendrick at home. To recap, bottom of the eighth, score tied at 1-1. Cespedes fields a long double...
  • Angels send hot-hitting Grant Green to triple-A Salt Lake

    The other shoe finally dropped Saturday and fell right on the head of Grant Green, the hot-hitting utility player who was sent to triple A so the Angels could bolster their bullpen with right-hander Cory Rasmus. The move fortified young slugger C.J....
  • White Sox rally in ninth inning for 3-2 win over Angels

    KEY MOMENT: After giving up a one-out single to Alejandro De Aza in the ninth, Angels reliever Mike Morin shattered Conor Gillaspie's bat with an outside fastball, but Gillaspie got enough of the pitch to ground a single to right, sending De Aza to third....
  • Angels' Albert Pujols prefers playing the field

    Albert Pujols played first base Thursday, just the way he and the Angels like it. Pujols got one hit, and he was robbed of another. In the field, he ranged far to his right and made a diving stop to keep a single within the infield. He also got the...
  • Mike Trout saves the Angels with walk-off home run against Astros

    Mike Trout saves the Angels with walk-off home run against Astros
    KEY MOMENT: Mike Trout led off the ninth inning with the game tied at six. With the count at 0-2, he hit a slider over the wall near the waterfall for a 7-6 win, sending the Angels home with a walk-off victory on the Fourth of July. It was the club's 24th...
  • Angels rally past Astros, 11-5

    Angels rally past Astros, 11-5
    KEY MOMENT: Albert Pujols stood and watched as his mammoth home run sailed deep into the night and put the Angels ahead for good. The Angels had trailed 5-2 entering the seventh inning, but a trio of home runs — two-run homers from Pujols and...
  • Men with beards are the new face of baseball

    Men with beards are the new face of baseball
    Pennant races always had the potential to get a little hairy, and these days that's not always about late-inning rallies, fluke bounces or the questionable call by an umpire. Sometimes, it's the actual hair. Last season's World Series between the...
  • Angels' Albert Pujols remains in third spot despite five-week slump

    Angels' Albert Pujols remains in third spot despite five-week slump
    Albert Pujols will bat third — as he always has — for the Angels in the opener of an interleague series against the Atlanta Braves on Friday night, and Manager Mike Scioscia does not seem inclined to move the slugger down in the lineup despite...