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Cardinals Drafts: 1999

Albert Pujols (Peoria Chiefs)

The fourth in a series looking back at recent Cardinals drafts. In 1999, the Cardinals struck gold with Albert Pujols in the 13th round.

The Cardinals owned three of the top 36 picks in the 1999 First-Year Player Draft. They would have had four if not for the signing of Type A free agent Eric Davis. Two of those three players never saw time in the majors and are no longer in the organization, while one just recently began showing the potential that got him drafted in the first round. However, this has turned out to be one of...

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