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Two Dominicans and Future Hall of Famers pay tribute to each other

What a wonderful moment! 

Albert Pujols

Albert Pujols | AP

When a player accomplishes something cool in his career, it's great to see his teammates join him in celebration. But, when a player does something historically awesome, even opposing players can't help but get in on the excitement. 

 

Prior to Saturday night's game against the Rangers, the Angels celebrated first baseman Albert Pujols' accomplishment with a ceremony that included artwork and a first pitch to the only other Dominican-born member of the 3,000-hit club -- and Saturday's opponent -- Adrian Beltre:

 

It's good to see that these two veteran players, though they play on different teams, can still take so much joy in each others' accomplishments. Here's to many more hits in their careers. 

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