Luis Gonzalez (outfielder)

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Luis Gonzalez

Luis Emilio Gonzalez (born September 3, 1967 in Tampa, Florida) is a retired American Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder. He had his greatest success with the Arizona Diamondbacks, becoming a star in 2001. He got the hit that won the World Series for the Diamondbacks that year.

In 2010, it was announced that Gonzalez would be the first Diamondbacks player to have his jersey number (20) retired.

Awards[change | change source]

  • Selected for the MLB All-Star Game in 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2005
  • Home Run Derby winner in 2001
  • Silver Slugger Award winner in 2001
  • Branch Rickey Award in 2005
  • World Series champion in 2001