Albert Pujols passed Ken Griffey Jr. on the all-time HR list and gave his dinger a nice, long stare
From his very first dinger, Albert Pujols has made a habit of trying to hit baseballs into the deep reaches of space. During Wednesday's game against the White Sox, Pujols' 631st big fly -- putting him in sole possession of sixth place on the all-time list ahead of Ken Griffey Jr. -- was no different. It came off the bat at 105.2 mph and sailed an impressive 430 feet.
Albert was impressed with both the distance and significance -- deciding to give it a nice, long stare:
Wonder if Griffey will give his buddy a call after the game?
The 38-year-old also stole a base later on -- his first of the year and 111th all-time. Only Frank Robinson, Reggie Jackson, Dave Winfield and Steve Finley are older Angels to hit a dinger and steal a base in the same contest.
Pujols will now set his sights on Willie Mays -- who sits at fifth on the all-time HR list with 660.