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Angels' Albert Pujols is among players closing in on milestones
Angels' Albert Pujols is among players closing in on milestones

The newest addition to Angel Stadium is a dark green sign, behind the last row of the bleachers closest to center field. In white letters and numbers, the sign reads "PUJOLS 494." The number will change with every home run Albert Pujols hits. At Angel Stadium, the countdown to 500 home runs is on. The celebrated club is one of the most exclusive in baseball history. Home runs represent the most glamorous statistic in the game, and Pujols would be the 26th man to join the club. Of the first 25, all but nine are in the Hall of Fame. That nine-man group consists of players not yet eligible for election and/or players linked to the use of performance-enhancing substances. The...

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