Andre Dawson’s Magnificent MVP Season Of 1987!!!
The 1987 baseball season was easily the greatest single-season in Andre Dawson’s career. In his first year with the Chicago Cubs, Dawson certainly proved his worth to the team and quickly became it’s best all-around player.
The acknowledgements that year kept pouring in – National League All-star, Gold Glove Award winner, Silver Slugger Bat, and the ultimate prize being the National League Most Valuable Player trophy!!!
And their was good reason for all of these acknowledgements. Dawson’s numbers were incredible in ’87.
Check ‘em out : 178 hits, .278 batting average, 90 runs scored, 49 home runs(career high), 137 RBI(career high), 11 stolen bases, .568 slugging percentage, .986 fielding percentage, just 4 errors made in the field, and 12 outfield assists!!!
Awesome stuff. Way to go ‘Hawk’!!!!