Albert Pujols Hits 700th Home Run

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Congratulations to Albert Pujols for hitting his 700th home run. Baseball gained another fourth player in major league history to hit 700 home runs. Did you know –

  • Albert Pujols is the first from the Dominican Republic to reach that mark
  • He’s the first Latino member of the 700 club
  • A short time ago, Pujols arrived at St. Louis Cardinals to begin spring training
  • Babe Ruth, Barry Bonds, and Henry Aaron are the only players also with 700 home runs
  • Pujols hit both his 699th homer and his 700th in the same game
  • It’s his 18th season of hitting at least 20 homers
  • Pujols is a designated hitter for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball (MLB)
  • He is nicknamed “The Machine” or “La Máquina” in Spanish

Homeschoolers/Educators/Parents: Sketch/color an illustration. Theme: effort. List three facts about Albert Pujols. Share your thoughts about baseball. Read/listen to the audiobook story called “Jack and the Beanstalk” in Learning to Read: Favorite Fairy Tales.  (Kindle/Audiobook/Paperback). Put these words in alphabetical order: beanstalk, ran, ground, giant, magic. Finish this sentence: I am going to… Describe what Jack did to be happy and safe. Write what you need to do to be happy and safe. (Skills: identify, comprehend, describe, analyze, creativity).

About Martha Quinn

Book author, licensed teacher, master's degree (Reading K-12, Social Studies 7-12). Former homeschooler. Happily married Christian with two terrific children. Loves animals, swimming, music, fishing, gardening, cooking, traveling, exciting movies, good books, and the great outdoors.

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