Juan Gonzalez had an extraordinary career with the Texas Rangers that lasted 13 years. During that time Gonzalez appeared in two All-Star games. He also won the Silver Slugger five times as a member of the Rangers. Lastly, Gonzalez won two MVP awards in 1996 and 1998.
During his 13 year career with the Rangers Gonzalez hit .293/.342/.565 with 372 homers and 1180 RBI. Gonzalez leads the Rangers all-time list for home runs, and runs batted in. He is fourth all-time on the Rangers hit list with 1595.
Gonzalez started his career at the age of 19 with the Rangers. He struggled his first Major League season, but after that he blossomed into an All-Star hitter. Gonzalez led the league twice in homers and once in RBI when he knocked in 157 runs in 1998.
Gonzalez played in the post-season three times with the Rangers. In the 1996 series against the New York Yankees, Gonzalez hit 5 homers and 9 RBI in just four games. The Rangers did not win any of those playoff series, but Gonzalez played a crucial role in all of them.
Steroid rumors doomed any hope of Gonzalez making the Hall of Fame. Although Gonzalez was inducted into the Rangers Hall of Fame in 2015. Gonzalez may not be in Cooperstown, but he was one of the greatest Rangers hitters of all-time.