JUAN GONZALEZ JOINS THE DFW EXPRESS
The DFW Express is happy to announce Juan Gonzalez as the newest addition to their coaching advisory staff. Juan will be ava...ilable this fall to Express players for hitting lessons and will be working with the Express coaching staff and teams on the field.
Some of Juan's career achievements include:
3x All Star
2x AL MVP
6 Silver Slugger Awards
2x AL HR Leader
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame
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THIS DAY IN BASEBALL:
October 4, 1992 — In the Rangers season finale, Juan Gonzalez connects for his 43rd homer of the season off Angels pitcher Bert Blyleven t...o secure the American League home run title. Gonzalez becomes the fifth youngest player in major league history, since 1920, to capture a HR championship.
Today in 1991, Juan hit a 2-run bomb en route to a Rangers 4-2 Victory. (24th HR of season, 29th career) In 1998, Juan put the Rangers up 3-2 over the Yankees in the 3rd with a 3-run Jimmy-Jack. In the 7th inning of the same game, Juan hit a 2-run shot off Mike Stanton to tie the game at 8-8 (36th & 37th bombs of the year, 292nd, 293rd career) In 2001, Juan took Jason Isringhausen deep with a man on in the top of the 8th to tie the game at 4-4. (30th of season, 392rd career)
Today in 1993, Juan went yard for the 2 run shot to put the Rangers up on the way to victory against the White Sox. (32nd of year, 107th of career) In '97 he hit a go-head bomb against the Indians, his 23rd of the year and 237th of his career.
Today in 1996, Juan went deep off Kenny Rogers and the Yankees for a 2-run bomb, to tie the game at 2-2 in the 4th inning. It was the 200th homer of Juan's career, his 33rd of the season.
Today in 1991, Igor hit a 2-run bomb (13th for the year, 18th career) to lead the Rangers to an 8-6 victory over the Blue Jays. In ’97, he hit a solo shot to put the Rangers on the board in the 4th for his 22nd HR of the year, 236th career. In 2001, Juan hit a 2-run jack against Cincinnati to put the Tribe up 5-0 (25th of the season, 387th career).