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Recap: Albert Pujols Hits 498th Career Home Run

Posted By Matt Stein On April 20, 2014 @ 9:49 AM In MLB,News and Rumors | No Comments

Angels first basemen Albert Pujols moved within two home runs of the 500 home run club yesterday afternoon against Joe Nathan and the Tigers as he his his 498th career home run.

Although Pujols is an Angel now, 455 of his 498 career homers came while he was a member of the St. Louis Cardinals.

While we await Pujols to hit two more home runs, let’s take a look at the 25 players who are currently in the 500 home run club: Barry Bonds, Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth, Willie Mays, Alex Rodriguez, Ken Griffey Jr., Jim Thome, Sammy Sosa, Frank Robinson, Mark McGwire, Harmon Killebrew, Rafael Palmeiro, Reggie Jackson, Manny Ramirez, Mike Schmidt, Mickey Mantle, Jimmie Foxx, Ted Williams, Willie McCovey, Frank Thomas, Eddie Mathews, Ernie Banks, Mel Ott, Gary Sheffield, and Eddie Murray.

Source: Drew Silva (NBC Sports Hardball Talk) [1]

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