Albert Pujols Wins NL Cy Young Award (Satire)

Posted: 19th November 2009 by Lewie Pollis in MLB
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The Baseball Writers Association of America has selected St. Louis CardinalsÆ first baseman Albert Pujols as the 2009 National League Cy Young Award winner, according to a press release from Major League Baseball. ôThis is an incredible honor,ö said Pujols, who has not pitched a single inning in his illustrious 10-year professional career. ôI am truly humbled.ö Pujols hit .327 with 47 home runs, 135 RBI, and a 1.101 OPS in 2009. His 366 career home runs are more than any other player has accumulated in his first nine seasons in the history of baseball. ôIt was a fantastic choice,ö said Cardinals' manager, Tony La Russa. ôPujols is the most talented player I have ever worked with. Congratulations to him and his family.ö ôCome to think of it, IÆve never seen him pitch,ö La Russa ...

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