Albert Pujols’ last ride

Future Hall-of-Famer Albert Pujols signs a major league deal with the Cardinals, announces 2022 will be his last season.


Jonathan Albers, Editor

Albert Pujols was one of the best players in Major League Baseball for a long period of time. In recent years, it has been apparent that father time has gotten to the once great Pujols. Pujols made his debut with the Cardinals in 2001. He spend ten historic years with the club before signing with the Angels. And now Pujols will be back in a Cardinals uniform for the first time since 2011 for his final MLB season.

Pujols’ career is one of the best that baseball has ever seen. He burst onto the scene in 2001. He was an all-star, won rookie of the year, and silver slugger. All of these accolade would set the tone for the rest of his historic career. Pujols is a 3x MVP, 2x World series Champion, 10x All star, 2x Gold Glove, 6x Silver Slugger, 1x Batting title winner, and NLCS MVP. He has one of the most decorated careers of MLB player to ever live. After all of these accolades, Pujols is now 42 years old and ready for his career to be over.

The bulk of Pujols’ legendary career was spent with the Cardinals and the Angels. Most of his success was also found with the Cardinals. This season, Pujols will join legendary Cardinals Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina.  The three have won two World Series together and hope to compete for a third in 2022. Many people will be watching Pujols’ 2022 season closely as one of the all-time greats plays one last season.