Heavenly praise: Pujols compares Jeter to Jesus

Players from all over major league baseball sent out tweets and well wishes for Derek Jeter on Wednesday after the New York Yankees shortstop announced that 2014 would be his final season.

The praise was strong with several big names chiming in about Jeter’s on-field and off-field accomplishments.

Here is just a small sampling:

Angels first baseman Albert Pujols waited a day to share this thoughts on the Yankee captain, but he really, really went for it.