Albert Pujols

Albert Pujols

Who is Albert Pujols?

Jose Albert Pujols Alcantara is a Dominican-American professional baseball first baseman and designated hitter for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played 11 seasons for the St. Louis Cardinals, with whom he was a three-time National League, Most Valuable Player, and nine-time All-Star.

What is Albert Pujols Famous for?

Albert Pujols is famous for a baseball player. He began his minor league career in 2000 playing third base with the Peoria Chiefs of the single-A Midwest League. He was voted the league's Most Valuable Player and named to the All-Star team. He hits his 100th home run in a victory against the Dodgers in 2003. This was closely followed by his 114th home run in September the same year, which had him tied with Ralph Kiner for the feat of achieving the most home runs scored by a player in his first three seasons. He became the youngest player to have won the NL batting title. The same year, he won his second Silver Slugger Award and his first Sporting News Player of the Year Award. He signed a $100 million extension contract for seven years with the St. Louis Cardinals with a $ 16 million option for 2011. He became the first player to achieve 500 RBIs in the first four years of his career. His team advanced to the World Series for the first time since 1987. He was named the MVP of the NLCS in 2005. He hist his 200th home run that season to become the third-youngest and the second-fastest major league player to reach the landmark. Due to injury, he had to keep out of the game for three weeks in June 2006. In 2009, he hits his 1000th career RBI in a victory over the Cubs. He rejected a $210 million extension deal of 10 years with the Cardinals and signed a $254 million deal for the same period with the Los Angeles Angels in 2012. He made his first return to Busch Stadium since game 7 of the 2011 World Series in an inter-league series between the Cardinals and the Angles on June 21, 2019.

Where did Albert Pujols Grow Up?

Albert Pujols was born on January 16, 1980, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He holds Dominican-American nationality. Her birth sign is Capricorn. He played baseball with the other children in the neighborhood. He graduated from the Fort Osage High School, Independence in 1988. He played baseball for his school team and was named an All-State athlete twice. He joined the Maple Woods Community College on a baseball scholarship. He played shortstop for his college team and batted .461, with 22 home runs, before making it to the MLB draft.

Who are Albert Pujols's Family?

Albert Pujols was the only child of his parents. His father, Bienvenido Pujols, was a softball pitcher, who later turned alcoholic. Thus, he was brought up by his grandmother, uncles, and aunts.

What is Albert Pujols Body Features?

Albert Pujols height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.90m) tall.

Is Albert Pujols Married?

Albert Pujols is a married man. He married Deidre on January 1, 2000. The couple has five children named Albert Jr., Sophia, Erza, Esther Grace, and Isabella, Deidre daughter from a previous relationship. Albert and his wife are supporters of people with Down Syndrome, a condition Isabella was born.

How much is Albert Pujols's Net Worth?

Albert Pujols estimated net worth of $170 million and his salary is $28 million. He earns a good amount of money from his profession.

How many Awards and Achievements has Albert Pujols won?

Albert Pujols has won two World Series championships, three NLs, one NL Batting Championship, and one PCL Championship. He was the NL Rookie of the Year in 2001 and has also been the NL MVP thrice. He has been the MLB Player of the Week twelve times, the MLB Player of the Month seven times, and the MLB All-Star ten times. He has won several other awards, such as the Sporting New Player of the Decade and the Sports Illustrated Player of the Decade.

Albert Pujols
Quick Facts of Jose Alcantara
Celebrated Name Albert Pujols
Age 40 years old
Nick Name Albert Pujols
Birth Name Jose Albert Pujols Alcantara
Birth Date 1980-01-16
Gender Male
Profession Baseball player
Birth Nation Dominican Republic
Nationality Doinican-American
Place of Birth Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Horoscope Capricorn
Education Fort Osaga High School
Father Bienvenido Pujols
Height 1.90 M
Net Worth $ 170 million
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