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Albert Pujols

Albert Pujols
Pujols with the Cardinals
MLB Player information
NameAlbert Pujols
PositionFirst baseman
MLB debutApril 2, 2001 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Career statistics
Batting average.328
Home runs445
Runs batted in1329
*St. Louis Cardinals (2001 present)
*9× All-Star (2001, 2003 2010) *World Series champion (2006) *3× NL MVP (2005, 2008, 2009) *2× NL Hank Aaron Award (2003, 2009) *6× Silver Slugger Award (2001, 2003 2004, 2008 2010) *2× Gold Glove Award (2006, 2010) *2001 NL Rookie of the Year *6× NL Player of the Month Award *11× NL Player of the Week Award *2004 NLCS MVP *2008 Roberto Clemente Award *2003 NL Batting champion *2009 2010 NL home run champion *2010 NL RBI champion

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José Alberto Pujols Alcántara (born January 16, 1980), better known as Albert Pujols (-espuˈxols), is a Dominican professional baseball player with the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball. Currently a first baseman, Pujols is considered one of the top players in Major League Baseball, and was the most feared hitter in baseball in 2008, according to a poll of all 30 MLB managers.

He won the National League Rookie of the Year award in 2001, and has since been selected as an All-Star nine times, and has won the National League Most Valuable Player Award three times. He has also twice won the National League Hank Aaron Award, and has a World Series ring from the Cardinals 2006 title.

At the end of the 2011 season, he led all active players in batting average (.328), slugging percentage (.617),, OPS (1.037), and ranked 37th in number of home runs in Major League Baseball history. He was selected by as the greatest player of the decade from 2000 09.

He stands 1.92 m (6 ft 3 in), weighs 230 lbs, bats and throws right-handed.

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