Dawson, Andre

Andre Nolan Dawson
Born: July 10, 1954, Miami, Florida
Played For: 
Montreal Expos (1976-1986), Chicago Cubs (1987-1992), Boston Red Sox (1993-1994), Florida Marlins (1995-1996)
Elected to the Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers: 2010

Andre Dawson, known as the “Hawk” for his outstanding defense in center field and right field, finished his 21-year big league career with a .279 average, 438 home runs, 1,591 runs batted in and 314 stolen bases. Dawson was the National League Rookie of the Year with the Expos in 1977 and the NL Most Valuable Player in 1987 with the Cubs. The eight-time All-Star underwent 12 knee surgeries during his career but ended up with 438 home runs and 314 stolen bases, becoming the second player (after Willie Mays) to join the 400 HR/300 SB club. Dawson also played for the Red Sox and the Marlins.

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Did You Know: 
That Andre Dawson joined Willie Mays as the second member of the 400 home run/300 stolen base club on April 15, 1993 when he hit his 400th career home run.