1997 HEADLINE: Montreal Expos Retire Andre Dawson’s #10 Jersey

1997 HEADLINE: Montreal Expos Retire Andre Dawson’s #10 Jersey

On this day in 1997, the Montreal Expos retired the #10 jersey of Andre Dawson.

This was the second time in franchise history that the Expos put #10 in their rafters, with the first being for Rusty Staub.

Dawson was a fan favorite during his ten seasons in Montreal.  He was known for his excellent all-around play in which he demonstrated baseball’s ‘Five Tools’ on a nightly basis.

As for the history of the Montreal Expos franchise, Andre Dawson ranks highly in the following categories:

Games played – 4th, 1,443
At Bats – 2nd – 5,628
Hits – 3rd – 1,575
Runs Scored – 2nd – 828
Doubles – 3rd – 295
Home Runs – 2nd – 225
RBI – 2nd – 838
Stolen Bases – 3rd – 253

Atta Boy Hawk!!!

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