Rick Hummel's article: Yard Sticks: Will 2006 be bigger bang for Pujols?
In 1998:Bob Lutz, a Cardinals fan from Kansas writes about his trouble in watching them play on ESPN.
Mark McGwire hit his 18th home run of the year in the 43rd game. He
finished 1998 with 70 home runs.
Barry Bonds hit his 18th home run of the year in the 42nd game. He finished
2001 with 73 home runs.
Albert Pujols hit his 18th home run in the teams's 35th game. Keeping up
the pace will be difficult, though.