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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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  • Marlins' Reyes reveals nickname in new baseball book for kids

     
    The Marlins??? Jose Reyes is among 15 of baseball???s top stars featured in ???Sports Illustrated Kids??? Pro Files: Baseball.??? The 96-page hardcover book is intended to introduce readers age 8-12 to some of baseball???s top players and provide tips.......
  • Pujols, like LeBron, would save a ton on taxes by taking talents to South Beach

     
    When LeBron James decided to take his talents to South Beach, livelier night life wasn't the biggest advantage over electing to stay in Cleveland. The tangible difference was in coming to a place with no state or city income tax.......
  • Marlins' pursuit of free agents spurs suitors for ballpark naming rights

     
    Four months from Opening Day, the Marlins??? new home remains No-Name Ballpark. Team President David Samson indicated Wednesday that the signings of Jose Reyes and Heath Bell and pursuit of more big-name free agents has sparked interest in companies...
  • Power rankings: No. 1 Angels

    Power rankings: No. 1 Angels
    Pretty ordinary as a relief pitcher, Jerry DiPoto is a natural as a general manager. Serving as an interim GM for the Diamondbacks in 2010, DiPoto flipped the switch on the rebuilding that led to an unexpected division title last season, adding Daniel...
  • A hothouse for baseball

    A hothouse for baseball
    SAN PEDRO DE MACORIS, Dominican Republic — The lanky 15-year-old and I didn't share a full language, but on a breezy, balmy November night, we shared at least two words. “Junior Lake?” I asked of the man in the home team's batting...
  • Power rankings: No. 3 Rangers

    Power rankings: No. 3 Rangers
    No. 3 Rangers: 28th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Yankees. One pitch away from a World Series parade in October. Tens of thousands to go in February, and that doesn't count those thrown on the back fields and in the batting cages....
  • Be afraid, Cubs fans, be very afraid

    Be afraid, Cubs fans, be very afraid
    The Cubs reportedly are pursuing Prince Fielder and Albert Pujols, the two biggest names on sale at Free Agents R Us, “sale’’ being a relative term. I’m not sure I believe it because it’s hard to believe much at this time of...
  • Power rankings: No. 11 Cardinals

    Power rankings: No. 11 Cardinals
    No. 11 Cardinals: 20th in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Red Sox. The NFL has gone to bed for its six-month nap, leaving an over-under-loving society in a state of withdrawal. But all is not lost. You can apply that betting concept...
  • Wake up, Cubs fans: Your team was built to stink

    Wake up, Cubs fans: Your team was built to stink
    Late Wednesday night, someone named Tom Hamilton sent me this email with the subject line “And I am a Cubs fan’’: “I was all excited about our new YOUNG Management team, thinking they would make a difference. Interesting Fact...
  • Baseball playoffs are a lucky break for the viewer

     Baseball playoffs are a lucky break for the viewer
    October is the month of triple-crown TV viewing. It's playoff time. Nothing better than a couch, a beer and a big-screen TV. To steal from the long-ago "Saturday Night Live" eloquence of Chico Escuela, "Baseball been berry, berry good to us." Sure,...
  • Ricketts plays Cubs fans for stupid

    Ricketts plays Cubs fans for stupid
    Tom Ricketts was asked what was wrong with his team that ranked among the worst in baseball, and he answered -- are you sitting down? -- “Nothing. Just a lot of injuries.’' Nothing? Is he tone deaf? Just injuries? Try bad. Ryan Dempster...