Pujols becomes 4th player in history with 6,000 total bases
Albert Pujols crossed another milestone off his list.
The Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman added to his Hall of Fame resume by reaching 6,000 total bases for his career Monday. Pujols reached the feat with an eighth-inning single off Miami Marlins reliever Zach Pop.
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Pujols is the fourth player in MLB history to surpass 6,000 total bases, joining Hank Aaron (6,856), Stan Musial (6,134), and Willie Mays (6,080). Pujols and Aaron are the only players with 6,000 total bases, 600 doubles, and 600 home runs.
The 41-year-old led the majors in total bases on four occasions while with the St. Louis Cardinals and has 13 top-10 finishes in the category throughout his career.
Since joining the Los Angeles Dodgers in May, Pujols is hitting .228/.270/.418 with six home runs and 20 RBIs.