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Albert Pujols is now $250 million richer, but he may have lost something much more valuable. The free-agent first baseman lost out on the chance to become the greatest player in the history of one of baseball's great franchises by taking a 10-year offer to sign with the Los Angeles Angels. Cardinals greats Stan Musial and Bob Gibson will continue to stand atop the heap in St. Louis in a scene depicted in the cartoon above by Will O'Toole. Since graduating from Seton Hall University, Will O'Toole has been doing cartoons for over 30 years for a number of papers...
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It's a great day for the St. Louis Cardinals.
Yes, Albert Pujols is an eminent player. Yes, Cardinals fans feel heartsick right now. Yes, a unique opportunity in baseball history -- the chance for Pujols to succeed Stan Musial as the Cardinals' franchise icon -- has been lost forever.
In the immediate aftermath of this morning's bulletin -- Pujols to the Angels for...
DALLAS –– There were no plans for the Red Sox to partake in the Albert Pujols free-agent frenzy. With Adrian Gonzalez entrenched at first base, general manager Ben Cherington never needed to pursue the premier slugger. Still, from his vantage point, Cherington was impressed with the Angels' ability to land the coveted free agent. By also adding lefty pitcher C.J. Wilson,...
The recently signed slugger is introduced to the media and 5,000 fans on Saturday at Angel Stadium.The recently signed slugger is introduced to the media and 5,000 fans on Saturday at Angel Stadium.
I wanted to write this post before my weekly radio spot on Jock 98.7, which is coming up around 10:30 CT; but now, with the news about Albert Pujols taking his talents to Anaheim, I’m wondering if the fine folks of Springfield will be in any mood to talk fantasy football.
We’ll see. If they do though, I sure as hell better be prepared to give the some good nuggets. They’ll...