“This is my daughter, Isabella,” Albert Pujols told more than 200 parents and kids in the second-floor arcade of the ESPN Zone in Downtown Disney late Monday afternoon. “She’s 15 years old, and she’s perfect. Sometimes she doesn’t clean up her room, but that’s OK.”
In a season that has seen St. Louis honor the late Stan Musial in a variety of ways, it was a former Cardinals player, Albert Pujols, that spearheaded an effort to make sure the Angels did the same.
Charlie talks with STL Pediatric Dentist Dr. Homer Sedighi about his trips with Baseball Great Albert Pujols, during baseball off-season, on behalf of the Pujols Family Foundation, to the Dominican Republic to provide dental care for its indigent children.
Just in case you may have forgotten, the Pujols Family Foundation is still active in the St. Louis area.
He may have traded his red and white Cardinals jersey for one in California, but Albert Pujols’ foundation still appears to have a firm place in St. Louis.
Cardinals fan Andy Mauch didn’t want to believe it when Albert Pujols left for the Anaheim Angels last winter. So he didn’t.
Not even the urging of his two young sons, Jackson and Ethan, or the chiding of teammate Kyle Lohse could pressure Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday into grabbing an iron and taking a whack at a par-3 on Monday at The Country Club of St. Albans.
Albert Pujols can appear cynical and defensive, sometimes even annoyed and terse, when talking about himself and baseball — his swing, his slump, his success, his shortcomings.
While Albert Pujols may be a nine-time All-Star and three-time National League MVP, the Angels first baseman pulls no punches in describing his golf game.