Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 10/22/11
Whatever the outcome of the 2011 World Series, the season itself will finish as it began, with the question of Albert Pujols' eventual destination. I don't know where free agency will take him. But I absolutely know where he should go, or not go. No doubt about it: Pujols is right where he belongs. It's all too rare to find someone who has the absolute perfect job: one tailored to his circumstance, personality, and level of economic aspiration; an ideal work environment with the undying adoration of everyone, even his boss. Albert Pujols has all that and more in St. Louis. He's a fool if he goes. Yes, this argument is based, in part, on his failure to speak with the media following a crucial ninth-inning error in Game 2 on Thursday night. But it's not a gripe. It's just a fact. If Pujols wants bigger money than the Cardinals, he's got to play in a bigger market. Problem is, he's not cut out for a bigger market. This has nothing to do with the error itself (to which he eventually ...
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