1996 HEADLINE: Andre Dawson Connects For Final Home Run Of His Career, #438
On this day in 1996, Andre Dawson connected for the last home run of his major league baseball career. Dawson and the Marlins were at home facing the Houston Astros. Dawson entered the game as a pinch hitter and with two men on in the bottom of the eighth inning, he connected on a 3-1 pitch for a deep home run down the left field line. The blast, #438 of his career, came against the Houston Astros and pitcher Xavier Hernandez. Two men were on base for the shot, and Dawson plated three runs to help extend the Marlins lead and eventual 6-0 win.
Happy Anniversary Mr. Dawson!!!