A daughter for St. Louis Cardinals player Albert Pujols

11/13/2005 at 09:44 PM ET

Albert_pujolsNews16St. Louis Cardinals Albert Pujols and his wife Deidre welcomed daughter Sophia Adela on November 5th. They also have a four year old son together, AJ, and Albert has adopted Deidre’s daughter from a previous relationship, Isabella, who has Down’s Syndrome, to whom Deidre says he is the ‘best father in the world.’

Thanks to Emily at BabyNames for the news!

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ohmymuffin on

Being from St. Louis, I can’t say enough about Albert. Despite being an amazing ball player, he is kind and very down to earth. He’s involved in a lot of charities and does alot to help the St. Louis community.

Jennie on

I’m very happy for the Pujols family on the addition of little Sophia! If I remember correctly, he was only 21 when he married his wife and adopted her daughter so he really took on a lot of responsibility at a young age. He really sounds like a stand-up kind of guy (just like Seal!) and it only makes me even more of a fan of his!

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