Albert Pujols whose full name is José Alberto Pujols Alcantara is an American professional baseball first baseman as well as a designated hitter who plays for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball. Albert was born on January 16, 1980, in Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic.
Albert was known to be a baseball player who played his first 11 seasons for the Cardinals of Major League Baseball. He also played for the Los Angeles Angels for a period of more than nine seasons at the time. He was known to obtain a record of being a three-time National League Most Valuable Player in the years 2005, 2008, and 2009 as well as being a nine-time All-Star in the years 2001, 2003 year 2010.
He was known to have had more impact with the Cardinals, especially with his consistency. He was selected by them in the 13th round of the Major League Baseball draft in the year 1999. In the year 2001, he was known to have been voted as the NL Rookie of the Year. However, his first professional team appearance was known to be St. Louis Cardinals who selected him with the 402 overall picks.
Albert Pujols Retirement Contract
After the 2022 season with the Cardinals, Albert Pujols claims he’ll retire: “This is my final round,” After agreeing to a one-year contract, Albert Pujols will spend the final two years of his 22-year Major League Baseball career with the St. Louis Cardinals.