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9 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Pujols, closing in on 500 homers, showed greatness at early age

Mark McGwire was in the twilight of his career in 2001, willing his broken-down body through one final season with the St. Louis Cardinals, when a strapping young buck named Albert Pujols, just two years removed from being the 402nd overall pick in the draft, started tearing it up in spring training.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Albert Pujols, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, David Freese

21 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Why MLB Should Embrace Trout-Cabrera as Next Sosa-McGwire Opportunity

Whether it's over who's more valuable or who's baseball's best player, we sure do argue about Mike Trout and Miguel Cabrera an awful lot.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Major League Baseball

Pujols belts home run No. 498 against Tigers

Two more, and the Angels' first baseman will become the 26th member of the exclusive 500-home run club.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Todd Helton, Major League Baseball

Fri Apr 18, 2014

St. Louis Cardinals

Edmonds proud to be considered for Cards' Hall

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Related Topix: Sports, Jim Edmonds, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals

The Cardboard Connection

Mark McGwire Cards, Rookie Card and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Mark McGwire cards and autographed memorabilia once ruled the hobby. Unfortunately, the values of his cards and memorabilia fell with his public reputation.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Major League Baseball

Humble McGee worthy of spot in Cardinals Hall of Fame

In 18 years in the Major Leagues, Willie McGee accumulated four National League All-Star nods, three NL Gold Glove Awards, an NL Silver Slugger Award, an NL MVP Award and a pair of NL batting titles, among numerous other accomplishments -- none of which he desired.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The News Journal

As Pujols approaches 500 HRs, does anyone even care?

Just 25 men in Major League Baseball history have ever hit 500 homers in their lifetime, and here's Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols ready to join them after hitting No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Albert Pujols, Baseball Players, Miguel Cabrera

USA Today

Albert Pujols' quiet road to an exclusive club

Just 25 men in Major League Baseball history have ever hit 500 homers in their lifetime, and here's Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols ready to join them after hitting No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Albert Pujols, Baseball Players, Miguel Cabrera

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Wave

Gonzalez, Dodgers roll to another win in Arizona

Adrian Gonzalez homered for the third consecutive game Saturday night and the Dodgers extended their early-season dominance of the sinking Diamondbacks with an 8-5 verdict that was longer than it was competitive.

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Related Topix: Sports, Wade Miley, Baseball Players, Juan Uribe

Fri Apr 11, 2014

New York Post

No reason to throw 'dirt' on this comeback

Pineda was not only making his Stadium debut, but doing it as a Yankee and doing it as part of the first Rivalry game this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Clay Buchholz, Daniel Nava

Thu Apr 10, 2014

St. Louis Cardinals

Ultimate competitor: Forsch up for Cards Hall of Fame

Each time Jeffrey Leonard would hit a home run, the outfielder would trot around the bases at a modest pace, one arm dangling stiffly at his side in what became known as his signature "one flap down" routine.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals

Wed Apr 09, 2014

CBS Local

Keidel: All Hail Hank Aaron, MLB's True Home Run King

Lost in the feel-good bubble wrapped around the Mets-Braves game yesterday is the truth that an amazing man and equally amazing record have been hauled into the warehouse of history.

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KAVU

Rounding Third: Sorry, Hank, Bonds is still home run king

The Braves paid tribute to the great Hank Aaron on the 40th anniversary of him passing Babe Ruth to become baseball's all-time home run king.

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BleacherReport

Age MLB Athlete Is Shifting What Drives Star Power in Baseball

It's said that one of the great things about baseball is that you don't need to be a physical specimen to excel at it.

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Related Topix: Sports, Yasiel Puig, Baseball Players

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Orioles' Chris Davis says Hank Aaron is HR king

The question caught Chris Davis off guard, a bit like the avalanche of publicity that engulfed the Baltimore Orioles slugger last season when he said he thought the real single-season home run record was Roger Maris' 61, not Barry Bonds' 73. Davis hadn't pondered the notion, but he's exceedingly cooperative with the news media and not afraid to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Davis

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Viva El Birdos

Fans have two elect two Cardinal greats into Cardinals Hall of Fame

Right now, the Cardinals Hall of Fame Museum opens April 7th. The Hall of Fame will consist of many things like artifacts, photos, trophies, etc.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Yadier Molina, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Royals Review

Today in Royals History: Triple HR Opening Days

When the 1988 season opened, the Royals were still considered old guard in the AL West.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Kansas City Royals

Thu Apr 03, 2014

USA Today

High Heat Stats: 500-homer club deserves second look

Derek Jeter will finish out a long career playing for a single team, and Albert Pujols is likely to reach 500 career home runs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Bernie Williams

ChicagoSports.com

Wrigley Field's best home runs

From the Called Shot to the Rooftop Shot, Wrigley has been home to many memorable home runs.

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Related Topix: Willie Smith, Sports, Baseball Players, Kerry Wood

St. Louis Cardinals

McGwire up for fan election into Cards' Hall of Fame

In July 1997, with his contract with Oakland set to expire at the end of the season after 11 years donning hunter green and California gold, it was difficult for Mark McGwire to imagine a future in Cardinal red.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals

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