For the past three weeks, Albert Pujols’ pursuit of 700 career home runs has been baseball’s unavoidable fiesta, as his nine home runs since the All-Star break have suddenly made reaching 700 a realistic possibility.
There is a good probability that Albert Pujols (694) will move past Alex Rodriguez (696) and into fourth place on MLB’s all-time list of home runs, even if he doesn’t quite get there.
He is currently in 10th position all-time in hits, having passed Eddie Collins and Paul Molitor already this season.
This unexpected rise has led many to wonder where Pujols stands among all hitters in MLB history, and although it has been great to get caught up in the moment of Prince Albert finding the fabled fountain of youth, it does pose the question.
Where Does Albert Pujols Rank all Time?
Here are a few major lists he’s ascending and the steps he can take to get there.
Pujols ranks fourth all-time on the list with 700 home runs. He just became only the fourth person in baseball history to reach 700 career home runs.
All-time HR leaderboard
1. Barry Bonds, 762
2. Hank Aaron, 755
3. Babe Ruth, 714
4. Albert Pujols, 700
5. Alex Rodriguez, 696
Pujols ranks sixth in MLB history with 11,401.
Pujols ranks 10th in MLB history with 944.
Pujols ranks tied for third in MLB history with 123 (tied with Robin Yount).
Pujols ranks 11th in MLB history with 1,906.