Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim’


January 18, 2012 2 comments

On December 8, first baseman Albert Pujols left the St. Louis Cardinals — the team that Pujols had spent his first 11 seasons with — to join the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. The Angels drew Pujols away from the Cardinals with a 10-year, $254 million contract, and enough money in incentives to sign a halfway decent player. Unfortunately, that is the way the sports business goes; players often leave their longtime teams for a massive contract in another city. My question: why? Read more…