Albert Pujols hits home run No. 702 in final regular season game at Busch Stadium

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Albert Pujols hits home run No. 702 in final regular season game at Busch Stadium

The longtime star, in his final regular-season home game before retirement, drilled a home run against the on Sunday afternoon. That marked No. 702 of his career.

Pujols’ solo shot came off Roansy Contreras in the third inning, and tied the game 4-4. The ball went 409 feet and brought Pujols to 2,214 career RBIs — which ties him with Babe Ruth for second on the league’s all-time list.

Pujols had been chasing the 700-homer club all year, trying to hit the mark before he officially retires after 22 seasons in Major League Baseball. The earlier this month in Los Angeles after he hit a pair of home runs against the .

, along with Ruth, Barry Bonds and Hank Aaron. He’s the first player born outside of the United States to do so, too.

Pujols can absolutely take solo second on the RBI list, but Aaron’s 2,297 are out of reach.

While he will have a few more games in St. Louis — the — Pujols’ regular-season sendoff was as good as he could have asked for.

Though Pujols' homer tied the game up in the third, and they briefly took the lead after a RBI double in the fourth, the Pirates rallied back in the fifth and then put the game out of reach with a solo home run in the seventh to take the 7-5 win.