Albert Pujols gets early Christmas bonus and post-Thanksgiving horn-of-plenty as he goes from St. Louis to LA Angels for $254 million
*****Is one man worth this much money to play baseball or any sport and if he is, is that one man Albert Pujols, the former St. Louis Cardinal???*****
(Sure is a lot of talk going around about the MVP today….[Most Valuable Pujols]
DALLAS — Three-time NL MVP Albert Pujols agreed Thursday to a $254 million, 10-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels.
Pujols’ contract, which is subject to a physical, is the second-highest in baseball history and only the third to break the $200 million barrier, following Alex Rodriguez’s $252 million, 10-year deal with Texas before the 2001 season and A-Rod’s $275 million, 10-year contract with the Yankees before the 2008 season.
“This is a monumental day for Angel fans and I could not be more excited,” owner Arte Moreno said in a statement.
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