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Albert Pujols breaks two MLB records with one earth-shattering homer

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols seems to be ending his career strong with broken records.

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols returned to his home team this season for the last season of his career. A little over a week after being named to the MLB All-star Game, Pujols leaving a lasting mark with two broken records achieved by one home run.

On Wednesday night, Pujols hit his 686th career home run, which launched 439 feet over centerfield.

Pujols hit a three-run homer that had more significance than just helping the Cardinals win against the Toronto Blue Jays.

He also became the oldest player to hit a home run at the Rogers Center/Sky Dome and passed Lou Gehrig for 11th-most runs scored in MLB history.

Pujols has undoubtedly had an unforgettable career, and his final season is only getting better.

Cardinals Albert Pujols is creating an unforgettable last season

Though Pujols isn’t hitting nearly as well as he did at the beginning of his career, he’s still doing extremely well this season and seems to be having fun. He started his career with the Cardinals and played with them for 11 straight seasons before joining the Los Angeles Angels for 10 more.

This year, he went back to his roots and is retiring with the Cardinals, but he won’t leave without creating a lasting impact for the franchise that built him.

Pujols is hitting .241/.321/.420 for an OPS of .741 this season. He’s tied with Tommy Edman for fifth-most home runs.

Pujols has earned an extensive list of awards, including two Rookie of the Months, four Rookie of the Years, six Silver Sluggers, 12 Player of the Years and four MVPs.

He will undoubtedly remain one of the most memorable players in Cardinals history.

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