Albert Pujols Tabbed As MLB Man of the Year

Ben WeixlmannSenior Writer IOctober 29, 2008

It's one thing to be remembered as a great player, but few athletes earn the label as a great person off the field, as well.

St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols was given one of the most prestigious awards in all of Major League Baseball before Game Three of the World Series, the Roberto Clemente Man of the Year Award. 

The large majority of fans will remember Pujols' year as incredible, as he hit .357 with 37 home runs and 116 runs batted in. However, an overwhelming percentage within the baseball community will recognize Pujols' 2008 campaign as more than just on-field heroism, but also due to his efforts with the Pujols Family Foundation.

 

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