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José Alberto Pujols Alcántara (born January 16, 1980), better known as Albert Pujols is a Dominican professional baseball player with the St. Louis Cardinals. Currently a first baseman, Pujols is considered one of the top players in Major League Baseball.
Jose Alberto Pujols (Prince Albert, Phat Albert or The Machine)
Positions: First Baseman, Leftfielder and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6’ 3”, Weight: 230 lb.
Born: in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, D.R. (Age 31)
High School: Fort Osage (Independence, MO)
Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 13th round of the 1999 amateur draft.
Signed August 17, 1999. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 2, 2001
Team: Cardinals 2001-2011
2012 Contract Status: Free Agent, 8 yrs/$111M (04-11)
Service Time (01/2012): 11.000, Free Agent: 2012 , Agents: Dan Lozano