Fielder throws his own launch party

Brewers slugger steals show from Pujols, wins Home Run Derby in St. Louis

Originally Published: July 14, 2009
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

ST. LOUIS -- It's Albert Pujols' town. It was Albert Pujols' night. And this is Albert Pujols' personal All-Star extravaganza.

But it was NOT Albert Pujols' Home Run Derby.

No, instead, the 24th Derby in All-Star long ball history was hijacked by a very large tofu-eater from Milwaukee named Prince Fielder.

He launched 10,087 feet worth of home runs into the Missouri ozone, 23 of those bombs altogether. And that was more than Pujols, more than runner-up Nelson Cruz, and nearly ...

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