Author: Juan Toribio
Published on: 2022-09-25 12:43:06
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LOS ANGELES — Everything about Albert Pujols hitting his 700th career home run on Friday night felt perfect.
It was fitting that Pujols was wearing a Cardinals jersey at the time of the historic accomplishment. At the end of his career, Pujols’ No. 5 will undoubtedly be retired in St. Louis, and it would be shocking if they didn’t ultimately build him a statue.
Pujols hitting his 700th home run at Busch Stadium might’ve made the moment better. It would’ve been a great moment for the home fans to embrace Pujols, one of the best players in franchise history.
But it was destined to happen at Dodger Stadium, a place that holds a special place to Pujols,…