They call him ‘The Hawk”; a name fitting for one of the most tenacious, ball hunting outfielders in MLB history. He was better known as Andre Dawson. For nine years—what has probably been an eternity for Dawson—the eight time Gold Glove Award winner has patiently waited for that one phone call that ever HOF nominee yearns to hear, and for nine long years, that call has perpetually remained silent. Now, Dawson finds himself on the merry go round once again; hoping there are enough votes to finally put him where he belongs: inside the Hall of Fame. Dawson began his career in Montreal (1976) where he rapidly rose to recognition. In 1977—where it all began—Dawson won the Rookie of the Year award, became an everyday outfielder for the Expos, and finished the ...
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