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This off-season 147 players who appeared in the majors last year switched leagues: 87 moved from the National League to the American; 60 took the reverse route. It wasn't just in quantity that the AL came out ahead—there's been a talent exodus out of the NL, particularly among sluggers. With Albert Pujols (Cardinals to Angels) and Prince Fielder (Brewers to Tigers) jumping leagues, here's how the AL now outmuscles its senior sibling.
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