April 13, 2012 12:00 AM
" Get ready for Albert Pujols, boys and girls.
Pujols has never played in the new Yankee Stadium, but he'll be there on Friday with the Angels to kick off the Yankees home schedule.
Jorge Posada will be throwing out the first pitch before the game, but it's hard to believe anyone is looking forward to that more than they are looking forward to the first pitch to Pujols.
Long the scourge of National League pitching, Pujols is now playing in Anaheim and setting his sights on the guys who used to watch him play while snickering to themselves about the poor souls in the other league who had to try to get him out. This era of baseball has more overlap and accessibility than any other, but it still offers the occasional, irresistible moment of something brand new.
There used to be a time when the happenings outside of your city were pretty much left to box scores in the morning paper and packs of baseball cards that gave you an idea of what the players on other teams looked like "
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