Here’s how close Albert Pujols is to 700 home runs
Albert Pujols One of the greatest hitters of all time, A power At the plate he won three MVP awards and two World Series titles.
Now, nearing the end of his incredible career, he is about to add a rare honor to his collection of achievements.
Pujols is two home runs away from becoming just the fourth member of the 700-HR club, joining Babe Ruth, Hank Aaron and Barry Bonds. It’s something of a late-career renaissance for Pujols — His return to do St. Louis Cardinals His final season to say the least has led to his best offensive year in more than a decade. He’s hitting .265/.338/.530, and has slugged 19 home runs in just 94 games. If he decides to play one more season, there’s a good chance he’ll pass Ruth for third on the all-time homer list.
However, one dinger at a time. We’ll keep track of Pujol’s pursuit of 700 here.
Saturday, 1:15 pm ET vs. CIN (vs Mike Miner)
Saturday, 7:15pm ET vs. CIN (vs Hunter Green)
Sunday, 2:15 pm ET vs. CIN (vs Luis Sessa)
List of all-time home runs
Barry Bonds: 762
Hank Aaron: 755
Babe Ruth: 714
Albert Pujols: 698
Alex Rodriguez: 696
Home run number 698
In the bottom of the sixth, Pujols launched a 427-foot dinger into left field to help the Cardinals tie the game at four. His 19 homers this year are the second-most by a player age 42 or older, tied with Carlton Fisk (1990 and 1991), according to ESPN Stats and Information Research. break Barry Bonds was 42 years old when he hit 28 home runs in 2007.
— MLB (@MLB) September 17, 2022
Home run number 697
Pujols led off Sunday with a two-run home run in the fourth Chase De Jong. With his 18th home run of the season, he now ties Carlton Fisk for second all-time by a player in his 42 season or older.
PUJOLS is tied for 4th all-time in total possession! pic.twitter.com/UMj2W6wjRp
— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) 11 September 2022
Home run number 696
Pujols tied Alex Rodriguez for fourth on the all-time home run list against the Pirates on Saturday.
— MLB (@MLB) 11 September 2022
Home run number 695
Against Sunday night CHICAGO CHILDRENA pitch from Pujols started Brandon Hughes Out of the ballpark for his 695th career home run.
Albert Pujols keeps getting closer to history. pic.twitter.com/rk159I0O6h
— MLB (@MLB) September 4, 2022