Angle: 'Honor' to take BP with Pujols

Updated: February 27, 2007, 7:55 PM ET
Associated Press

JUPITER, Fla. -- In an unlikely cage match, one of baseball's best hitters took batting practice Tuesday with one of the biggest names in professional wrestling.

Cardinals star Albert Pujols and wrestler Kurt Angle took turns slugging balls at spring training. Angle visited camp as part of Team Eckstein, named after World Series MVP David Eckstein, a lifelong wrestling fan. The St. Louis shortstop played the role of manager for a professional wrestling match in Orlando earlier this month.


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