Albert Pujols

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St. Louis Cardinals Designated Hitter Age: 42-338d Exp: 22 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 13 (#402 overall), 1999 College: Maple Woods CC (MO) Agent(s): Dan Lozano (MVP Sports Group)

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  • Current Contract

    Albert Pujols signed a 1 year / $2,500,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, including $2,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $2,500,000.

    2022-2022 Free Agent

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $2,500,000
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
    Year   Age Status Base Salary Incentive Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2022 Contract details by year 42 $2,500,000 $100,000 $2,500,000 $2,600,000 $2,600,000 $2,600,000($2,600,000)
    2023 Free Agent Year 43 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $50,000 each for Silver Slugger, Divisional MVP
    • $100,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove, LCS MVP ($100,000)
    • $150,000 for WS MVP
    • MVP: $100,000 ($50,000 2nd - 10th)
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2021-2021 Free Agent

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $570,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $570,500
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2021-2021Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $30,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $30,000,000
    Free Agent:

    2012-2021 Free Agent

    Contract: 10 yr(s) / $240,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $24,000,000
    Free Agent: 2022 / UFA

    2004-2011

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $100,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $14,285,714
    Free Agent: 2012 / UFA

    2003-2003

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $900,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $900,000
    Free Agent:

    2002-2002

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $600,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $600,000
    Free Agent:

    2001-2001

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $200,000
    Signing Bonus $60,000
    Average Salary $200,000
    Free Agent:

    1999-1999Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $60,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $60,000
    Free Agent:
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1999 Player Cash Earnings - $60,000 - $60,000
    2001 Player Cash Earnings NL ROY $200,000 $60,000 - $260,000
    2002 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - - $600,000
    2003 Player Cash Earnings NL HANK AARON $900,000 - - $900,000
    2004 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - $250,000 $7,250,000
    2005 Player Cash Earnings NL MVP $11,000,000 - $250,000 $11,250,000
    2006 Player Cash Earnings GOLD GLOVE $14,000,000 - $200,000 $14,200,000
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - $50,000 $15,050,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings NL MVP $16,000,000 - $300,000 $16,300,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings NL MVP,
    NL HANK AARON
    $16,000,000 - $300,000 $16,300,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings NL GOLD GLOVE:1B,
    NL SILVER SLUGGER:1B
    $16,000,000 - $250,000 $16,250,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $23,000,000 - - $23,000,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $24,000,000 - $50,000 $24,050,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $26,000,000 - - $26,000,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $27,000,000 - $3,000,000 $30,000,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $28,000,000 - - $28,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $10,740,741 - - $10,740,741
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $29,573,687 - - $29,573,687
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $426,313 - - $426,313
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - $100,000 $2,600,000
    Est. Earnings
    (22 seasons)
    $336,940,741 $120,000 $4,750,000 $341,810,741
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    12 seasons Player Cash Earnings $115,200,000 $120,000 - $117,020,000
    9 seasons Player Cash Earnings $221,314,428 - - $224,364,428
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $426,313 - - $426,313
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Oct 31 2022Retired from Professional Baseball
    Mar 28 2022Signed a 1 year $2.5 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
    May 15 2021Signed a 1 year $570,500 contract with Los Angeles (LAD)
    May 6 2021Released by Los Angeles (LAA)
    Dec 8 2011Signed a 10 year $240 million contract with Los Angeles (LAA)
    Oct 16 2010St. Louis (STL) exercised $16 million option for 2011 season
    Feb 20 2004Signed a 7 year $100 million contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Mar 10 2003Signed a 1 year $900k contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Mar 2 2002Signed a 1 year $600k contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Jun 13 1999Signed a contract with St. Louis (STL)
    Jun 2 1999Drafted by St. Louis (STL): Round 13 (#402 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Albert Pujols, and the financial implications.

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2022 STL 109 80 307 42 83 14 0 24 68 28 1 55 .270 .346 .550 .896 2.06
    2021 LAD 109 59 275 29 65 3 0 17 50 14 2 45 .236 .284 .433 .717 -0.72
    2020 LAA 39 38 152 15 34 8 0 6 25 9 0 25 .224 .270 .395 .665 0.01
    2019 LAA 131 127 491 55 120 22 0 23 93 43 3 68 .244 .305 .430 .735 0.33
    2018 LAA 117 117 465 50 114 20 0 19 64 28 1 65 .245 .289 .411 .700 0.27
    2017 LAA 149 148 593 53 143 17 0 23 101 37 3 93 .241 .286 .386 .672 -1.83
    2016 LAA 152 151 593 71 159 19 0 31 119 49 4 75 .268 .323 .457 .780 1.49
    2015 LAA 157 157 602 85 147 22 0 40 95 50 5 72 .244 .307 .480 .787 2.98
    2014 LAA 159 159 633 89 172 37 1 28 105 48 5 71 .272 .324 .466 .790 3.87
    2013 LAA 99 99 391 49 101 19 0 17 64 40 1 55 .258 .330 .437 .767 1.61
    2012 LAA 154 154 607 85 173 50 0 30 105 52 8 76 .285 .343 .516 .859 4.81
    2011 STL 147 145 579 105 173 29 0 37 99 61 9 58 .299 .366 .541 .907 5.27
    2010 STL 159 157 587 115 183 39 1 42 118 103 14 76 .312 .414 .596 1.010 7.53
    2009 STL 159 157 563 123 184 44 1 47 134 115 16 64 .327 .443 .659 1.102 9.7
    2008 STL 148 143 524 100 187 44 0 37 116 104 7 54 .357 .462 .653 1.115 9.23
    Totals 2,582 2,472 9,566 1,527 2,769 538 8 581 1,822 1,138 105 1,170 0.290 0.367 0.530 0.897 46.61
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