Surprise surprise. St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols broke a record during his red-hot streak of play in August.
No player was hotter than him in August St. Louis Cardinals Racquet Albert Pujols. He’s been hitting home runs for the past week and getting closer to the 700 mark of his career. Yet he has made history in many ways. To the shock of no one, he hasn’t broken a record in this latest series of games.
Pujols is now the oldest player to hit seven home runs in a 10-game span at 42 years and 218 days. The record was previously held by Ted Williams, who did so in 1960 at the age of 41. This comes courtesy of ESPN Stats and Info.
Albert Pujols becomes oldest player to hit 7 home runs in 10 games
Pujols managed to break William’s record on Monday, August 22 after he hit his 693rd career home run in the St. Louis game against the rival Chicago Cubs. Pujols also managed to tie a record held by Barry Bonds when he hit a home run from the 449th different pitcher he faced.
Last Saturday, August 20th, when P. played against the Arizona Diamondbacksujols hit homers #691 and #692. After the 691st homer, he officially passed Stan Musial for the second-highest total baseball in MLB history.
In August (before the August 23 game against the Cubs), Pujols had a .472 batting average, a 1.608 OPS, seven home runs, 14 RBI and 17 hits in 14 games.
When it comes to Cardinals games, they’re must-sees because of Pujols. Not only is he nearing 700 career homers, he’s making more history in the process
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