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Albert Pujols ties Jim Thome at 7th all-time with HR No. 612

By in Press Enterprise on August 31, 2017

By J.P. Hoornstra

Albert Pujols hit two home runs in his first three plate appearances on Wednesday, tying Jim Thome on baseball’s all-time home run list at No. 7 with 612.

And farewell, #612! pic.twitter.com/h9b1wULrey

— Angels (@Angels) August 31, 2017

Pujols matched Thome with a two-run shot to center field off Oakland A’s pitcher Kendall Graveman in the fifth inning. The home run also gave him 1,900 runs batted in for his career, making him the 10th player to reach the milestone.

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