Albert Pujols is a Christian Major League Baseball player from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He is currently the first baseman for the Los Angeles Angels, and formerly played with the Saint Louis Cardinals.
- 2001 National League Rookie of the Year
- 2003 National League Hank Aaron Award
- 2005 National League MVP
- 2008 National League MVP
- 2008 Roberto Clemente Award
Albert and his wife, Deidre, started the Pujols Family Foundation in 2005, which benefits " people with (a) Down syndrome (b) disabilities and/or life threatening illnesses as well as (c) children and families living in impoverished conditions in the Dominican Republic." Albert's daughter Isabella (Deidre's daughter by a prior relationship, who Albert later formally adopted) has Down's syndrome.