Albert Pujols

By Brent Widder

Albert Pujols is well-known for his baseball skills and excellent statistics.

Three important facts about Albert Pujols's life that made him successful

1. In 2005 Albert Pujols won the National Leagues most valuable player award.

2. In 2006 Pujols helped the cardinals win the World Series; he also won his first Gold Glove Award.

3. In 2010 he became the first player to hit 30 home runs in 10 straight seasons.

Things that were important to Albert Pujols

- The Dominican Republic was a very important place for Albert Pujols because that is where he is from.

- Maple Woods Community College was also very important to him because that college gave him a scholarship.

- The St. Louis Cardinals were very important because that was the the team that drafted him into the major leagues and that is a big and important step in Albert's life.

Five Interesting facts about Albert Pujols

In 1980 Albert Pujols was born in the Dominican Republic.
In 1996 Pujols moved to Independence, Missouri.
In 1999 Pujols attended the Maple Woods Community College and in the same year he was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals.
In 2001 he was named the National Leagues Rookie of the Year and he was also named to National Leagues All-Star team.
In 2003 he had 212 hits and 43 home runs.

An important life lesson

"You know if you work hard, your hard work is going to payoff someday" -Albert Pujols

Albert Pujols Baseball Superstar

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