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Surprise! Wilson hangs on for 2,000 hits

In Surprise, Arizona, we find Desi Wilson going for 2,000 career hits and ripping up the Golden Baseball League.

Updated: August 11, 2005, 12:37 PM ET
By Jeff Merron | ESPN.com

SURPRISE, ARIZ. -- Desi Wilson's world is a big one -- played out, usually, on a small stage .

The 37-year-old first baseman and outfielder was drafted by the Red Sox, Astros and Rangers, the team he finally signed with in 1991.

He's made temporary homes in Butte, Charlotte, Tulsa, Shreveport, Hanshin (Japan), Tucson, Harrisburg, and Sioux City.

He's played in the Florida State League, the Pioneer League, the Texas League, the Pacific Coast League, the Eastern League, the Northern ...

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