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Albert Pujols reaches 2000-RBI milestone

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Pujols joins an exclusive club of just four players in MLB history.

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Kansas City Royals Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Ladies and gentleman, Albert Pujols has done it. With a homer to left off Ryan Carpenter in the 3rd inning, Pujols becomes the fifth player ever in the history of major-league baseball to record 2000 or more RBI’s across one’s career (including Babe Ruth and Cap Anson).

Pujols has 14 seasons of at-least 100 RBI’s, including the first ten seasons of his career. Entering tonight’s game, ‘The Machine’ has a career slash line of .301/.381/.552 with a 149 OPS+. Pujols is 6th on the all-time home-run leaderboard with 639 home runs.

Here are a few iconic moments of his:

In the 2005 NLCS Game 5, off Brad Lidge:

5-5 with 3 home runs in a World Series game, anyone?

A couple videos from MLB.com:

And a fan-made video:

What an amazing career, Albert!