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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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  • C.J. Wilson, Angels blank the Rays, 4-0

    C.J. Wilson, Angels blank the Rays, 4-0
    KEY MOMENT: Already down two runs, Tampa Bay starter Cesar Ramos opened the second inning by hitting Luis Jimenez and giving up a single to Collin Cowgill. By the end of the inning, both runners had scored to give the Angels a 4-0 lead, and Ramos was...
  • Albert Pujols homers twice in Angels' 6-2 win over Rays

    KEY MOMENT: The Angels had runners on second and third with one out in the fourth inning when Collin Cowgill chopped a grounder that went off the glove of Rays third baseman Evan Longoria, a two-time Gold Glove Award winner, for an error. Tampa Bay...
  • Angels' Matt Shoemaker making most of his time in big leagues

    Angels' Matt Shoemaker making most of his time in big leagues
    Matt Shoemaker has spent almost all of his seven-year career in the minor leagues, including the last two seasons at triple A. Signed by the Angels as an undrafted free agent in 2008, the 27-year-old right-hander is neither a highly touted prospect nor an...
  • Angels coast to 9-3 win over Houston Astros

    KEY MOMENT: With two outs and the bases empty in the first inning, Houston first baseman Chris Carter booted Albert Pujols' grounder for an error. Pitcher Scott Feldman walked Raul Ibanez and Howie Kendrick to load the bases. David Freese stroked a two-...
  • Some more Chris Davis numbers from Tuesday's game

    Some more Chris Davis numbers from Tuesday's game
    PITTSBURGH -- The Orioles public relations department crunched some more numbers on Chris Davis’ three home-run game Tuesday against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park, the second of his career. It’s the 20th time it has happened in...
  • Jered Weaver throws two-hitter in Angels' 2-1 victory over Astros

    Jered Weaver throws two-hitter in Angels' 2-1 victory over Astros
    KEY MOMENT: Astros right-hander Collin McHugh may have made only one mistake, a hanging slider that Albert Pujols crushed for a solo homer to left-center to give the Angels a 2-1 lead in the sixth. The 505th homer of his career—and 13th of the...
  • 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...
  • Carlos Pena among 3 released by Angels as his 'hunch' fails to pay off

    TEMPE, Ariz. — Veteran first baseman Carlos Pena followed his heart to Anaheim, signing a minor league deal with the Angels even though his position was firmly occupied by Albert Pujols, who is in the third year of a 10-year, $240-million deal....
  • Spring training: Angels beat Cleveland, 5-2

    Angels 5, Indians 2 AT THE PLATE: Albert Pujols had an eventful day, hitting a run-scoring triple to right-center in the first inning — his first triple as an Angel — getting hit in the left elbow by a pitch in the third and doubling to left...
  • Spring training: Angels beat Giants, 11-4

    Angels 11, Giants 4 AT THE PLATE: Josh Hamilton doubled to left-center field in the fourth and hit a run-scoring double to right-center in the fifth to improve his spring average to .391 (nine for 23). J.B. Shuck, battling Collin Cowgill for a reserve...
  • Albert Pujols says Mike Trout isn't in his league yet as a player

    Albert Pujols says Mike Trout isn't in his league yet as a player
    Most baseball fans would say that Mike Trout is the best player in baseball today. And if they don't list him at No. 1, they would certainly have him in the top five. The Angels outfielder has arguably had the best first two seasons in baseball history....