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Posted: June 04, 2017

WATCH: Pujols hits 600th career home run – a grand slam

Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, right, follows through on a grand slam, the 600th homer of his career, as Minnesota Twins catcher Chris Gimenez watches during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
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Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, right, follows through on a grand slam, the 600th homer of his career, as Minnesota Twins catcher Chris Gimenez watches during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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By Michelle Ewing, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

ANAHEIM, Calif. —

Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols has joined the 600 club. 

The 37-year-old hit his 600th home run – a grand slam – Saturday off Minnesota Twins pitcher Ervin Santana.

>> Watch the moment here

Only eight other players have crossed the 600 mark, including Barry Bonds, Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth, Alex Rodriguez, Willie Mays, Ken Griffey Jr., Jim Thome and Sammy Sosa, CBS Sports reports.

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Rodriguez congratulated Pujols in a tweet.

"Congrats @PujolsFive on No. 600," Rodriguez wrote. "You are a great ambassador to our game and all Dominicans #PlatanoPower." 

>> See the tweet here

Tony Clark, executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association, also lauded Pujols.

>> See the tweet here


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