MLB Legend Albert Pujols Makes a Promise to His Son While Celebrating a Major Family Achievement

Published 05/05/2023, 11:25 AM EDT

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Having your family back you at your low and high is what every athlete wishes for. And acknowledging the same, many athletes have been vocal about the same over the years. The same goes for the St. Louis Cardinals Legend Albert Pujols, who is enjoying time with his family after his retirement. Though he is also a special assistant to the Los Angeles Angels, still finds the time, like a staunch family man.

His love for his son is immense, like any other parent. Pujols recently shared joyful news about his son, AJ’s accomplishment. While making a promise that he will be there to guide his son on the right path. But that is not it. The retired MLB great shared a wonderful achievement that his son achieved.

Albert Pujols is a cheerful man upon his son’s graduation.

It is always a cheerful moment when someone achieves something. In Pujol’s case, the moment has come with his son AJ’s graduation. The former MLB player shared the news on his Instagram profile like a proud father. This news was more special because his son became the first generation college graduate in family history.


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The caption of Pujol’s post read, “I am very proud of my first born child for graduating from college today and becoming my family’s first generation college graduate. The world is yours and I’ll always be here to guide you in the right path. @aj__pujols”

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This support has also transpired into the career-related approach. The MLB legend, with over 3,000 appearances, 1914 runs, and 703 home runs, has allowed his son to follow his will. And when talking about Pujols’ son, not many people know, but AJ is a big golf fanatic.

AJ and his love for golf!

Like most sports persons, their children have mostly played the same game as theirs. But in Pujol’s case, his son AJ has taken a different road. Though he has always supported his father during the MLB games, his love for golf is immense. Following the same, he has become a professional golfer rather than a professional baseball payer.

AJ is also a YouTuber with over 3.77 k subscribers. On his YouTube channel, he posts videos related to golf regularly. Interestingly, Pujol has been very supportive of his son in this journey and has celebrated every success of his with him. This is something every parent can learn.

What do you guys think of this news? How do you see Pujol’s support for his son? Let us know in the comments section below!

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Written by:

Saurabh Saini


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Despite having an engineering background, nothing stopped Saurabh Saini from following his passion and writing about sports. With a sound knowledge of American sports, Saurabh specializes in baseball. Before joining EssentiallySports, Saurabh has written around 800 articles spanning MLB, NFL, and NHL.
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Abhishek Kumar