November 12, 2011
In this Oct. 23, 2011 file photo, St. Louis Cardinals' Albert Pujols prepares for Game 4 of baseball's World Series, against the Texas Rangers, in Arlington, Texas. Pujols' first free-agent tour is off to a surprising start: The three-time NL MVP visited the Florida Marlins, Friday Nov. 11, 2011.
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A surprising visit by Albert Pujols sent a message: The Miami Marlins will be a much different franchise than the Florida Marlins. Pujols picked an unlikely locale to begin his free-agent tour Friday when he was courted in Miami by the Marlins, only hours before they officially changed their name during a ceremony at their new ballpark.