Albert Pujols Major League Baseball player By: Julio Lim Albert’s Biography 16 year old Albert Pujols and his family moved to the US to look for a better life. He was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Pujols married Deidre his wife on January 1, 2000. They have four children, Albert Jr., Isabella, Ezra, and Sophia. They moved to Independence, Missouri. Pujols started playing baseball since he was 3 years old growing up in the Dominican Rupublic. Albert era muy pobre. Albert Pujols encantaba el béisbol cuando era niño. Achievement 1 Albert Pujols received two World Series rings. He won three National League MVP awards.Also, signed a contract to be traded to the Angel’s. He was chosen as National League Rookie of the Year. He was also named player of the Year three times. Albert was the Sports Illustrated Player of the Decade. Also, set MLB records of most Player of the Month awards, most extra-base hits, and assists by a baseman. He led the St Louis Cardinals into two World Series championships and set the team records of grand slams, multi-homerun games, and assists. Albert tiene mucho talentoso en el béisbol. Pujols es muy deportista. Achievements 2 Outside the Games -He and his wife started a foundation called Pujols Family Foundation helping people with Down syndrome. He achieved the all-state honors twice at Fort Osage High School. Albert attended Maple Woods Community College. During his gulf fundraiser he earned $189,000. Albert es muy inteligente. Albert Pujols es muy considerado. Legacy He was one of the best known as a baseball players in the world .Pujols es muy atlético. He never hitting less than .314, never hitting fewer than 32 home runs, never driven in fewer than 103 runs, never finished out of the Top 10 in the MVP balloting ever. He helps many people with down syndrome because his own daughter Isabella has it. Albert has been very effective in the major leagues, although he had just about thirteen years of experience as a true major league player. The first of his accomplishments started in 2001 when he was named Rookie of the Year. In 2003, he won the prestigious Hank Aaron award and that in that same year he won another recognition as the TSN Player of the Year. One of the most significant year was 2004 when Albert was named the NLCS MVP. In 2005 Pujols was acknowledged with 4 All Star wins in the season of 2001, 2003, 2004 and 2005.Pujols also won the Silver Slugger award in 2001, 2004 and another in 2004 for three different positions, which were first base, third base, and outfield. Pujols es el muy mejor jugador de béisbol en el mundo.