A background of a baseball cage and a photograph of an African-American male wearing a blue Cubs hat and a blue uniform with a white stripe around the collar and sleeve. White text next to his face states his name, and a navy blue logo of a baseball player silhouette in white.
M.L.P.P.A Baseball Buttons, Vincentown, NJ 08088
Andre Dawson, also known as "The Hawk" and "Awesome Dawson" played for the Chicago Cubs for the 1987 to 1992 seasons as a right fielder. His baseball career was exemplary, before playing with Chicago he played for the Montreal Expos for a decade. Leaving Montreal in 1987 Dawson became a free agent, and signed with the Chicago Cubs and played one of his best seasons ever. Though the Cubs as a team were not champions, Dawson's amazing talent was recognized and he became the first person to win the league MVP trophy from a team in last place. Dawson retired on September 29th, 1996. On July 25th 2010 he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
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