Name: Albert Pujols
Position: First Base
Overview: José Alberto Pujols Alcántara (born January 16, 1980), better known as Albert Pujols is a professional baseball player who has played his entire career in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the St. Louis Cardinals. Currently a first baseman, Pujols is well-known for his all-around ability as a player to hit for both average and power, plus his base-running and fielding excellence. His consistency over his nine years in the Major Leagues has earned him the reputation as one of the best players in the game today and the most feared hitter in baseball, according to a poll of all 30 MLB managers in 2008. Since his MLB debut in 2001, Pujols has been selected as an All-Star eight times, has won the National League Most Valuable Player Award three times, and won a World Series title in 2006.
After the end of the 2009 season, he led all active players in batting average (.334), slugging percentage (.628), and ranks among the leading home run hitters in Major League Baseball history. He was selected by ESPN.com as the greatest player of the decade from 2000-2009.
He stands 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m), weighs 231 pounds (105 kg), bats and throws right-handed.
To think that Pujols will duplicate his 2009 numbers would be fleeting at best, but who the hell cares? Look, the guy will still provide quality stats at every single position affording your fantasy team a plethora of points, but drafting him wisely in 2010 will allow you to build a wiser team. One note, aside from his rookie year, he has never even FLIRTED with 70+ SO; how many power hitters can say that!