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Andre Dawson
Andre Dawson headshot.jpg
Dawson with the Chicago Cubs in 1988
Right fielder / Center fielder
Born: (1954-07-10) July 10, 1954 (age 67)
Miami, Florida
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 11, 1976, for the Montreal Expos
Last MLB appearance
September 29, 1996, for the Florida Marlins
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
National League Player of the Month
June 1983
August 1987
May 1990
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Hitting for the cycle
April 29, 1987
Succeeded by