Andre Dawson

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Date of Birth July 10, 1954
Place of Birth Miami, Florida
Age 66 years old
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Andre Dawson

Andre Nolan Dawson, nicknamed "The Hawk" and "Awesome Dawson", is an American former professional baseball player and inductee into the Baseball Hall of Fame. During a 21-year baseball career, he played for four different teams as a center and right fielder, spending most of his career with the Montreal Expos and Chicago Cubs. An 8-time National League All-Star, he was named the league's Rookie of the Year in 1977 after batting.282 with 19 home runs and 65 runs batted in, and won the Most Valuable Player Award in 1987 after leading the league with 49 homers and 137 RBI; he had been runner-up for the award in both 1981 and 1983. He batted.300 five times, drove in 100 runs four times and had 13 seasons of 20 home runs. A strong base-runner early in his career, he also stole 30 bases three times. He is one of eight MLB players with at least 300 home runs and 300 stolen bases during his career.

About Andre Dawson

MLB outfielder who was an 8-time All-Star as a member of the Montreal Expos and Chicago Cubs. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2010.

Before Fame

He was an outstanding little league player and was nicknamed The Hawk by his uncle for having a good eye at the plate.

Achievement

He won the Most Valuable Player Award in 1987, while playing for the last-place Chicago Cubs.

Family Life

He had two children with his wife Vanessa.

Associations

He played several years alongside fellow Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg.

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