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Albert Pujols now surpasses Barry Bonds

Albert Pujols now surpasses Barry Bonds

Since setting foot in the Los Angeles Dodgers this season, Dominican first baseman Albert Pujols has not stopped breaking all-time records in Major League Baseball (MLB), and this Sunday he did it again in a 2-4 loss to the Atlanta Braves. .

Exactly a week ago, the Central American surpassed the legendary Babe Ruth on the all-time extra-base list with 1,358 hits; and ranked fifth for the most homers of all time in the majors with 671.

Well, this weekend, Pujols went on to become the fourth highest player in MLB history in total bases, reaching 5,980 and surpassing what Barry Bonds did, who playing for the San Francisco Giants reached 5,976 and remaining very close to the Top 3.

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Albert Pujols again gets into MLB history

At 41 years of age, the Central American player was 86 hits from getting into the select group of six thousand total bases, that is, the sum of single, double, triple and homerun hits, where Willy Mays are located (with 6,066 ), Stan Musial (6,134) and the historic Hank Aaron (6,856).

More over, Pujols hit the ninth homer of the 2021 MLB season, the fourth defending the Dodgers, to reach 671 homers, leaving 25 behind Alex Rodríguez, plus many others to reach the select club with 700 home runs. (GG) (AFP)

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