ARLINGTON, Texas -- Click below to hear my audio recap of Saturday's incredible Game Three of the World Series. Just call it the Albert Pujols Game.
Mike Harrington on Game Three
Here's a list of Pujols' accomplishments:
---Fourth three-HR game in Series history, joining Babe Ruth (1926 and 1928 vs. the Cardinals) and Reggie Jackson (1977 vs. the Dodgers).
---Eighth three-HR game in postseason history (Adrian Beltre of Texas had one this year against Tampa Bay), but just the second by a National League player (Bob Robertson of the Pirates vs. San Francisco in the 1971 NLCS
---Six RBIs ties the World Series record set by Yankees Bobby Richardson (1960) and Hideki Matsui (2009).
---Five hits ties the record set by Paul Molitor of the Brewers against the Cardinals in Game One in 1982.
---Pujols had a record 14 total bases (three HRs, two singles), breaking the mark of 12 set by Ruth and Jackson in their three-HR games.
---With hits in the fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh innings, Pujols became the first player in Series history with a hit in four straight innings in the same game.
That was one incredible night.