As a result of a dominant 2010 season, Josh Hamilton was voted the American League's Most Valuable Player. He is one of only sixteen players in MLB history to hit four home runs in a single game. On that same night, he set a new American League record for total bases in a single game (18). Hamilton also holds the single-round record for Home Runs in the Home Run Derby with 28 (in 2008). He is a five-time All-Star (2008-2012) and holds the record for the most All-Star votes received in a single season (over 11.1 million, set in 2012).
Hometown: Raleigh, NC
Weight: 240 lbs.
Draft Year: 1999
Draft Round: 1st Round, 1st Overall (Tampa Bay)
MLB Debut: 4/2/2007 Did You Know?
Josh Hamilton holds the Rangers' single-season record for the most three-hit games with 24, set in 2010.