Gonzalez’ 1999 debut season with the D-Backs saw him post career highs in Hits (206) and Batting Average (,336) and it would be his first of three .300/.400/.500 Slash Lines. It also marked the first of five consecutive RBI seasons.
2001 was without a doubt the best season of his career. “Gonzo” would blast 57 Home Runs with a Slash Line of .325/.429/.688 and finished third in MVP voting. More importantly he would help the Diamondbacks win the World Series in 2001 and would have the Series winning hit.Luis Gonzalez would represent Arizona five times in the All Star Game and accrued 224 Home Runs over his career with the team.