MLB Hall of Fame Makes a Bird Call: Enter Andre “The Hawk” Dawson

January 7, 2010 by  

"When he's hot there's no stopping him—he'll even hit a ball over his head." - Nolan Ryan in Nolan Ryan's Pitchers Bible.  (1991)

The man known as "The Hawk" has finally made it to Cooperstown.  Andre Dawson will soon have a plaque and a place in baseballs hall of fame.  My only question is, what took so long?  He should have been in years ago, and I think it's only fitting he will enter the hall alone.  No one will be able to steal his thunder or overshadow him in anyway.  It will be the Hawk's day.  A day that is well deserved and long overdue.

I grew up listening to the late great Harry Carey beam about the broad shouldered right fielder.  Harry had his guys, but would n...

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