Arizona Diamondbacks All-Time Hit Leaders

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1. Luis Gonzalez: 1,337 hits

The Arizona Diamondbacks’ all-time hits leader is five-time All-Star left fielder Luis Gonzalez. Gonzalez spent the eight best years of his career in Arizona. He was the offensive leader of their 2001 World Series Championship team. Gonzalez owns the three highest single-season hits totals in Diamondbacks’ history including a career-high 206 hits in 1999. He is also the Diamondbacks’ all-time leader in home runs, doubles, RBI, runs scored, and walks.

2. Steve Finley: 847 hits

Two-time All-Star center fielder Steve Finley sits second among the Arizona Diamondbacks’ all-time hits leaders. Finley was an elite defensive outfielder and a great all-around player. In six seasons with the Diamondbacks from 1999 to 2004, he hit .278 wit an OPS of .851. He had more than 150 hits in eight different seasons.

3. Stephen Drew: 741 hits

Arizona’s starting shortstop since 2006, Stephen Drew is rapidly climbing the Diamondbacks’ all-time hits leaders. Over the last three years, Drew has become one of the best shortstops in baseball with three-year totals of 474 hits, 48 home runs, and an .800 OPS. He is already the Diamondbacks’ all-time leader in triples with 46 three-baggers.

4. Tony Womack: 677 hits

Former All-Star infielder Tony Womack is third on the Arizona Diamondbacks’ all-time hits list. Womack was a speedster who set the Diamondbacks’ stolen base record with 182 swipes in five seasons from 1999 to 2003. He hit .269 for the Diamondbacks and .273 overall in his 13-year career.

5. Chad Tracy: 654 hits

Corner infielder Chad Tracy ranks fifth on the list of Arizona Diamondbacks’ all-time hits leaders. Tracy had a pair of strong seasons as a starter in 2005 and 2006, combining for a .294 average with 47 home runs over 299 games. He remained with the team through the 2009 season, spent 2010 with the Cubs and Marlins, and now plays in Japan.

6. Chris Young: 630 hits

Arizona’s current All-Star center fielder, Chris Young is up to ninth and climbing on the Diamondbacks’ all-time hits leaders list. Though not a high average hitter, Young mixes plenty of power and speed as one of the top center fielders in baseball. He has a career .241 average with 98 home runs and 82 stolen bases in 628 games with the D’Backs.

7. Matt Williams: 629 hits

Five-time All-Star third baseman Matt Williams spent his last six MLB seasons with the Diamondbacks from 1998 to 2003. Williams did his best work in ten seasons with the Giants, racking up 1,092 hits and 247 home runs in San Francisco. Over 595 games with the Diamondbacks, he hit .278 and slugged 99 homers. He picked up a career-high 190 hits in 1999.

8. Craig Counsell: 611 hits

Current Brewers’ infielder Craig Counsell left Arizona in 2006 as one of the Diamondbacks’ all-time hits leaders. Counsell spent six seasons with the Diamondbacks in the 2000s, hitting .266 with a .348 on-base percentage. Through the end of the 2010 season, he is up to 1,180 career hits.

9. Jay Bell: 573 hits

Former middle infielder Jay Bell spent his late Major League career in Arizona from 1998 to 2002. He made his last All-Star appearance in 1999 when he had 170 hits, 38 home runs, and 112 RBI. Bell hit .263 over five seasons with the Diamondbacks. In his 18-year Major League career, he cracked 1,963 hits.

10. Justin Upton: 505 hits

23-year old right fielder Justin Upton has already earned one All-Star selection and accumulated more than 500 hits at the Major League level. He owns a career batting average of .278 with 72 home runs and 55 stolen bases through 1,818 at bats.

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