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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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  • Angels slugger Albert Pujols leaves game because of hamstring cramp

    Angels slugger Albert Pujols leaves game because of hamstring cramp
    A three-run double by Angels first baseman Albert Pujols in the third inning of Monday night’s game against the Seattle Mariners came with a price. The Angels slugger clutched at his left hamstring as he ran between first base and second, and he...
  • Angels clinch playoff berth in 8-1 win over Mariners

    Angels clinch playoff berth in 8-1 win over Mariners
    KEY MOMENT: The Angels loaded the bases with two outs in the third inning when Efren Navarro drew a four-pitch walk from Hisashi Iwakuma — only the 17th walk of the season and fourth four-pitch walk for the Mariners right-hander — Kole Calhoun...
  • Angels clinch a playoff berth, but two injuries take the edge off

    Angels clinch a playoff berth, but two injuries take the edge off
    There is no rain in sight, but at least one lengthy Southern California drought has come to an end. The Angels are going to the playoffs for the first time since 2009, their postseason berth clinched with an 8-1 thrashing of the Seattle Mariners on Monday...
  • Josh Hamilton, Albert Pujols both in Angels lineup Tuesday night

    Josh Hamilton, Albert Pujols both in Angels lineup Tuesday night
    There were two somewhat surprising names in the Angels' lineup for Tuesday night’s game against the Seattle Mariners, first baseman Albert Pujols in the third spot and designated hitter Josh Hamilton in the sixth spot. Pujols was pulled from...
  • Albert Pujols keeps Angels rolling in 8-1 win over Rangers

    AT THE PLATE: Mike Trout scored twice, giving him 101 runs and 103 runs batted in. He is one of six players with three 100-run seasons before his age-23 season, joining Ted Williams, Mel Ott, Alex Rodriguez, Vada Pinson and Buddy Lewis. David Freese had...
  • Angels' Albert Pujols falls homer short of cycle in 8-1 win over Texas

    Albert Pujols is a nine-time All-Star who has won three most valuable player awards and two World Series championships, and last weekend he became the 16th player in major league history to amass 2,500 hits, 1,500 runs batted in and 500 homers. But...
  • Angels come up big late for 8-5 win over Twins

    Angels come up big late for 8-5 win over Twins
    KEY MOMENT: The Angels were hitless against starter Phil Hughes in the fourth through seventh innings, but Albert Pujols greeted reliever Casey Fien with a leadoff single in the eighth, and Howie Kendrick hit a run-scoring triple off the center-field wall...
  • Albert Pujols reaches milestones, helps Angels beat Twins, 8-5

    MINNEAPOLIS — Only 70 players in major league history have scored at least 1,500 runs, and 98 players have amassed 2,500 hits or more. Albert Pujols achieved both of those career milestones on one memorable Saturday night in Target Field. The...
  • Angels have strong all-around performance in 14-4 win over Twins

    Angels have strong all-around performance in 14-4 win over Twins
    KEY MOMENT: The Angels ended a 3-3 tie with a three-run fifth inning. C.J. Cron led off with a double to center field and took third base on an error. Erick Aybar hit a sacrifice fly, Mike Trout walked and Albert Pujols singled. Howie Kendrick hit a two-...
  • Angels make a enjoyable stopover in Cleveland

    For the second consecutive afternoon, the Angels packed their bags and headed to the airport after a lopsided victory, this one a 12-3 shellacking of the Cleveland Indians in Progressive Field on Monday. There, a plane awaited to take the Angels to...
  • Angels find much stronger relief this season

    Angels find much stronger relief this season
    It was a look, and a feeling, that Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto came to dread, not only last season, but at times in April and May this year. The bullpen gate would open in the late innings of a close game and a sense of uncertainty would trot in...