KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s insane to take into account these days, with Albert Pujols’ surefire Hall of celebrity profession in twilight, but he had been never picked first-team All-Metro during their two times at Fort Osage.
As a sophomore in 1997, Pujols — whoever high school instructor, Dave Fry, called him “a present through the baseball gods” in a 2012 interview with all the L. A. era — struck .449 with 11 house works and 33 RBIs, as reported by the inspector.
The guy helped to run Fort Osage to a Missouri type 4A say championship together with 1997 All-Metro athlete of the season Chris Francka, but Grandview’s Jay Bollinger grabbed the first-team All-Metro nod at shortstop. Continue reading