MLB: Why Albert Pujols Signing with the Chicago Cubs Would Be Great for Baseball

May 17, 2011 by  

As you may have heard by now, St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols will be a free agent following the 2011 season.

At one time it was nearly universally assumed that the modern-day legend would re-sign with the Cardinals, playing out his career with the only franchise he has ever known.

Who could imagine letting the best player in baseball walk away and sign with another team?

Then came the contentious contract talks, the astronomical demands (though those were more likely media speculation than anything) and the strict Feb. 16 deadline Pujols himself imposed; he refused to discuss the matter anymo...

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