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Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols (5) rounds third base after hitting a two-run home run during the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. This was Pujols 500th career home run. Los Angeles Angels defeated Washington Nationals 7-2. (USA TODAY Sports: Tommy Gilligan)

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Pujols’ historic HR goes unnoticed

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hit his 500th career home run Tuesday night in Washington when he connected off Nationals right-hander Taylor Jordan and it barely registered on the national consciousness. Pujols’ feat didn’t make the front sports page of many newspapers, and received modest television attention.


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