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'Juan Gone' lived up to his nickname

Everything's bigger in Texas, and Gonzalez was the biggest of the Rangers' sluggers

Updated: July 11, 2011, 4:28 PM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

Editor's Note: In celebration of tonight's Home Run Derby (7 p.m. CT on ESPN and ESPN3), each of the ESPN local sites are selecting their city's top 10 sluggers and crowning their all-time home run king.

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers outfielder Juan Gonzalez was so prolific at hitting home runs in the mid-to-late 1990s that a foul ball in Game 3 of the 1996 ALDS against the New York Yankees at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington caused the gameday crew to set off fireworks.

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