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Pujols scales the charts

Albert Pujols made significant moves in the record books with his breakout night Saturday against the Diamondbacks.

His three-hit night catapulted Pujols past Red Schoendiesnt into fifth place on the Cardinals all time hit list with 1,982 safeties. Schoendienst had 1,979 hits in his playing days with the Redbirds.

Pujols' game-tying homer in the eighth inning was the 426th of his career, pulling him into a tie with Billy Williams for 42nd place all-time.

Pujols could theoretically scale all the way to 35th on the all-time homers chart with 20 longballs over the rest of the 2011 season. But two players on that list, Vladamir Guerrero (443 homers) and Chipper Jones (444) are still active.

His Saturday performance pushed Pujols to a tie for 272nd on the all-time Major League Baseball hits list with Jeff Conine. He passed former Cardinals outfielder George Hendrick (1980) and Reds manager Dusty Baker (1981).

Where Pujols ranks on the Cardinals all-time lists:

Hits:

1) Musial 3,630

2) Brock 2,713

3) Hornsby 2,110

4) Slaughter 2,064

5) Pujols 1,982

Total Bases:

1) Musial 6,134

2) Brock 3,776

3) Pujols 3,727

4) Hornsby 3,342

5) Slaughter 3,138

Doubles:

1) Musial 725

2) Pujols 437

3) Brock 434

4) Medwick 377

5) Hornsby 367

Homers:

1) Musial 475

2) Pujols 426

3) Boyer 255

4) Edmonds 241

5) Lankford 228

RBIs:

1) Musial 1,951

2) Pujols: 1,280

3) Slaughter: 1,148

4) Bottomley: 1,105

5) Hornsby: 1,072

Runs:

1) Musial 1,949

2) Brock 1,427

3) Pujols 1,239

4) Hornsby 1,089

5) Slaughter 1,071

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