Andre Dawson was the 1977 National League Rookie of the Year with the Montreal Expos, hitting .282 with 19 home runs and 21 stolen bases.
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Andre Dawson made eight All-Star teams in his 21-year career.
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When Andre Dawson signed with the Cubs in 1987, he joined a couple of superstars in Chicago; Michael Jordan and Walter Payton.
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Andre Dawson, the 1987 NL MVP, had a .279 career batting average with 438 home runs and 314 stolen bases.
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Andre Dawson joins Barry Bonds and Willie Mays as the only players with 400 home runs and 300 stolen bases.
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Andre Dawson won eight Gold Glove awards in his career.
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Andre Dawson's numbers started to decline in the latter stages of his career with the Red Sox (1993-94) and Marlins ('95-96).
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After announcing his retirement during his 1996 season with the Marlins, Andre Dawson received cheers from Cubs fans upon his return to Wrigley Field late in the season.
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Andre Dawson donned an Expos jersey while throwing out the first pitch before a Marlins-Rays game in July 2009.
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In one of the tightest elections ever, Andre Dawson was the only player elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America in 2010.
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Dawson was presented a trophy during ''Andre Dawson Appreciation Day'' in Miami prior to a Marlins game in Aug. 2010. Dawson's nickname "The Hawk" was given to him at a very early age after his uncle told him most kids his age would shy away from ground balls, but Andre attacked the ball like a hawk.
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