Pujolz N.L . MVP

Baseball News, St. Louis Cardinals First Baseman Albert Pujols is the National Leagues' Most Valuable Player..

Quite an honor considering the Cards finished in 4th place, the lowest spot for an NL MVP since the Hawk Andre Dawson and the Chicago Cubs came in 6th in 19-87.

Pujols, a former Memphis Redbird,

Pujols hit .357 with 37 home runs and 116 RBIS..all while playing with a sore right elbow that required post season surgery.

This is the second MVP honor for Pujols.

Phillies Slugger Ryan Howard comes in second in the balloting.