1980 HEADLINE: Andre Dawson Steals 100th Base Of His Career
On this day in 1980, Andre Dawson stole the 100th base of his big league career.
On the road and facing the Philadelphia Phillies at Veteran Stadium, Andre Dawson and his Expos team were seeking a win against the National League powerhouse.
Dawson was 1-for-5 on the day with a home run and a stolen base. In the top of the 6th inning and with Gary Carter at the plate, Andre Dawson stole the 100th base of his major league career – second base off of Phillies pitcher Lerrin LaGrow.
Dawson was solid on the day, and helped lead the Expos to a 7-6 win.
Congratulations and Happy Anniversary Mr. Dawson!!!