In just 39 games, he had a .329 batting average, .374 on-base percentage, and a .540 slugging percentage.
He hit four home runs, drove in 20 runs, and stole nine bases out of 11 attempts.
Additionally, he became the first player to finish in the top two in both home runs and steals since Hank Aaron in 1963.
Kemp announced his intention to steal 40 bases this season and Lopes hoped they would be high percentage steals.
He finished the year with .297, 26 home runs, 101 RBI, and 34 steals (third in the NL).
His 10 RBIs in extra innings were the most that a player has driven in extra innings since 1991 and he became the first player to reach double-digits in this category since 1982.
In his first career postseason game, Kemp went 1 for 4 with a double.
However, he batted just .154 in the 2008 National League Division Series (NLDS) against the Chicago Cubs. In the 2008 National League Championship Series (NLCS), against the Philadelphia Phillies, Kemp did better, batting .333 as the Dodgers lost the series to the eventual World Series champions.