Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols has slugged his way into elite company.
With his 2-run, go-ahead homer during Sunday’s game against the Rockies, Pujols tied Hall of Famer Willie Mays for fifth place on the all-time home run list.
Mays hit 660 career home runs over 22 seasons with the San Francisco Giants and New York Mets. Pujols reached 660 in his 20th MLB season. Pujols hit the first 445 home runs of his career during his 11 seasons in St. Louis. In nine seasons with the Angels, Pujols has now hit 215 home runs.
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Pujols, 40, trails only Barry Bonds (762), Hank Aaron (755), Babe Ruth (714) and Alex Rodriguez (696) on the all-time home run list. He’s also