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To celebrate reaching 3,000 hits, Albert Pujols threw out a first pitch to Adrian Beltre

When a player accomplishes something cool in his career, it's great to see his teammates join him in celebration. But, when a player does something historically awesome, even opposing players can't help but get in on the excitement. 
Prior to Saturday night's game against the Rangers, the Angels celebrated first baseman Albert Pujols' accomplishment with a ceremony that included artwork and a first pitch to the only other Dominican-born member of the 3,000-hit club -- and Saturday's opponent -- Adrián Beltré:

It's good to see that these two veteran players, though they play on different teams, can still take so much joy in each others' accomplishments. Here's to many more hits in their careers.