Albert Pujols Became the fourth player to officially join the legendary 700 Home Run Club. MLB A history of accomplishing feats.
The St. Louis Cardinals slugger made history Friday against the Los Angeles Dodgers with a three-run shot against reliever Phil Bickford in the fourth inning. It was the 14th home run since the beginning of August for the Cardinals, the leader in the central region, and the 21st home run this season.
Cardinals’ Albert Pujols hits second homer against Dodgers
Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals hit a home run in the fourth inning, becoming only the fourth player in MLB history to hit 700 home runs.
Pujols is the only player in MLB to do so, joining Barry Bonds (762), Hank Aaron (755) and Babe Ruth (714).
The 42-year-old Pujols hit a 699 homer (two runs in the top of the third), the second of the night after the Cardinals took a 2-0 lead over their former team.
Cardinals’ Albert Pujols hits 699th career home run against Dodgers
The St. Louis Cardinals lead the Los Angeles Dodgers, 2–0, after Albert Pujols hit his career 699th home run.
The 11-time All-Star spent the first decade of his career in St. Louis before joining the Los Angeles Angels (2012-21) and spending last season with the Dodgers.
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