Albert Pujols
Designated Hitter
Drafted: Round 13 (#402 overall), 1999
Experience: 21 Years
College: Maple Woods CC (MO)
Contract: 1 yr(s) / $2,500,000 Signing Bonus - Average Salary$2,500,000 Free Agent:2023 / UFA
Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
2022 Contract details by year 42 $2,500,000 $2,500,000
Contract Notes:
  • $50,000 each for Silver Slugger, Divisional MVP
  • $100,000 each for All-Star, Gold Glove, LCS MVP
  • $150,000 for WS MVP
  • MVP: $100,000 ($50,000 2nd - 10th)
Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.
Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Other Bonus Total Cash
1999 Player Cash Earnings - $60,000 - $60,000
2001 Player Cash Earnings $200,000 $60,000 - $260,000
2002 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - - $600,000
2003 Player Cash Earnings $900,000 - - $900,000
2004 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,250,000
2005 Player Cash Earnings $11,000,000 - - $11,250,000
2006 Player Cash Earnings $14,000,000 - - $14,200,000
2007 Player Cash Earnings $15,000,000 - - $15,050,000
2008 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,300,000
2009 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $16,300,000
2010 Player Cash Earnings $16,000,000 - - $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 - - $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 - - $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 - - $2,500,000
22 seasons $336,940,741 $120,000 - $341,710,741

Cap Hit

#17
Designated Hitter
#16
St. Louis Cardinals
#391
MLB

AAV

#12
Designated Hitter
#397
MLB

Cash

#12
Designated Hitter
#365
MLB
  • Mar 28 2022

    Signed a 1 year $2.5 million contract with St. Louis (STL)

  • May 15 2021

    Signed a 1 year $570,500 contract with Los Angeles (LAD)

  • May 6 2021

    Released by Los Angeles (LAA)

  • Dec 8 2011

    Signed a 10 year $240 million contract with Los Angeles (LAA)

  • Oct 16 2010

    St. Louis (STL) exercised $16 million option for 2011 season

  • Feb 20 2004

    Signed a 7 year $100 million contract with St. Louis (STL)

  • Mar 10 2003

    Signed a 1 year $900k contract with St. Louis (STL)

  • Mar 2 2002

    Signed a 1 year $600k contract with St. Louis (STL)

  • Jun 13 1999

    Signed a contract with St. Louis (STL)

  • Jun 2 1999

    Drafted by St. Louis (STL): Round 13 (#402 overall)