In 14 seasons from 2000-13, Pierre stole 614 bases, the 14th most in MLB history since 1900.
Hamilton stole 56 bases in 2014, his first full big league season.
"He's definitely the most exciting player for me to watch," Pierre said. "That's the type of game I played. I enjoy that type of baseball."
Joe Frisaro is a reporter for MLB.com. He writes a blog, called The Fish Pond. Follow him on Twitter @JoeFrisaro. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.