Albert Pujols objects to Angels' ads

Updated: February 23, 2012, 9:40 AM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

TEMPE, Ariz. -- To the surprise of no one, the Los Angeles Angels have built their marketing efforts around newly acquired slugger Albert Pujols.

But one segment of that campaign has run afoul of the player's wishes. The Angels have 20 billboards around Southern California with Pujols pictured in an Angels uniform alongside the Spanish words "El Hombre."

Pujols has asked not to be called that in deference to St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Famer Stan Musial, who was referred to ...

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