1985 HEADLINE: Andre Dawson Connects For Career Home Run #200
On this day in 1985, Andre Dawson hit the 200th home run of his major league career.
With the Montreal Expos on the road in Chicago, Dawson and his teammates were facing his eventual employer – the Chicago Cubs.
Dawson entered the game with 199 career home runs, and in the top of the fifth inning, against Cubs pitcher Steve Trout, Dawson delivered a solo home run that gave the Expos a 2-1 lead. Dawson would end up going 1-for-5 in the game with 1 hit, 1 home run, and 1 RBI. The Expos won the game 10-7.
Congrats on #200 Hawk!!!