Albert Pujols
Albert Pujols

Albert Pujols

Simply the Best
By Rob Rains, By John Rooney


128 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: Trade Paper, PDF

Trade Paper, $17.95 (CA $23.95) (US $17.95)

ISBN 9781600783517

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Sep 2009)

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Every fan old enough to punch out the space next to his name on the All-Star ballot can tell you that Albert Pujols is a one in a generation hitter and the only player in baseball history to hit .300, hit 30 or more home runs and drive in 100 or more runs in his first eight seasons in the majors. Albert Pujols: Simply the Best offers a compelling portrait of this superstar's life and prolific career.

Author Biography

Rob Rains has been writing about sports for more than 25 years. He is the author or coauthor of 25 books and is a lifetime member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and the Baseball Writers Association of America. He formerly worked for United Press International, the St. Louis Globe-Democrat and USA Today Baseball. Now a freelance writer, Rains also is an adjunct professor in the school of communications at Webster University. He lives in St. Louis. John Rooney is the radio broadcaster for the St. Louis Cardinals and has been a professional broadcaster for more than 30 year.