In the process, he's convinced Hall of Fame pitcher Dennis Eckersley that pitchers should just walk him.
"I would be frightened of this guy, especially in Fenway Park," Eckersley said on Red Sox First Pitch driven by Your New England Acura Dealers. "You can't really upset his timing, because he waits. How are you supposed to get this guy out?"
Check out Eck's take on Gonzalez, including the incredible 12-pitch at-bat, in the video above.