Once among the game’s most feared sluggers, Angels stars Albert Pujols (below, right)and Josh Hamilton (below, left) have fallen on hard times. After putting up a .328/.420/.617 line in 11 seasons with the Cardinals, Pujols dropped to .275/.338/.485 in two seasons with the Angels. Hamilton was a .305 hitter who averaged 28 homers and 101 RBIs in five seasons in Texas, then hit .250 with 21 homers and 79 RBIs in his first season in Anaheim. These other big hitters are in need of a career boost as well:
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To Forgive and Remember
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“If you can forgive someone,” she says, “you will be forgiven.”
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An architectural yearbook documenting nearly 250 pioneering and influential North American design firms.
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Woman accused of hiring hit man gets probation
A Connecticut woman charged with hiring a hit man to kill her ex-husband during a child custody dispute has been sentenced to five years of probation in a plea deal.
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Sculptor gives century-old statue a face lift
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