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  1. Andre Dawson

    Andre Dawson #8 LF



    G H R HR RBI BA SLG
    2627 2774 1373 438 1591 .279 .482
  2. Big Ten lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Adam will be live-blogging from Michigan State today, and I'm heading up to Columbus to check out Ohio State. Good spring times. Nose tackle Quinton Washington has become the unlikely voice of Michigan's defensive line. The Wolverines have hosted...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  3. The meaning of baseball statistics

    David Schoenfield

    In writing about stealth MVP candidates earlier today, I'm reminded of something Bill James wrote 25 years ago. In 1987, Andre Dawson won the National League MVP Award. Playing for the last-place Cubs, Dawson led the league in home runs and RBIs, but...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  4. Murphy shunned by voters and statheads

    David Schoenfield

    Jerry Crasnick has a nice story on Dale Murphy and the push his family made for him on his final year on the Hall of Fame ballot. Murphy has no shot at getting elected after receiving just 14.5 percent of the vote a year ago; his family needed to ...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  5. Yearbook, Dec. 9: Cubs lose (players)

    Patrick Dorsey

    Dec. 9, 1992: We'll let Joey Reaves of the Chicago Tribune start us off: Surely, the Chicago Fire was worse. But that was a long time ago. Right now, for Cubs fans, the loss of Greg Maddux and Andre Dawson seems about the biggest disaster to...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  6. The list: Worst MVP winners

    David Schoenfield

    In my earlier post, I wrote about players since 1969 who had terrific all-around seasons but didn't win the MVP Award. As a companion to that piece, let's take a quick look at worst MVP winners. There are many ways to look at this, but the easiest is...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  7. Morales inspires multihomer inning quiz

    Patrick Dorsey

    On Monday, Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Kendrys Morales achieved one of the rarest of baseball feats: He hit home runs from both sides of the plate in the same inning, something that has now happened just three times in Major League history. ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  8. MLB -- Cooperstown controversy in 2013

    Jerry Crasnick

    Next year's Hall of Fame voting will create tough choices for writers voting on PED-implicated players, but could also create tough calls for already elected Hall of Famers.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2012
  9. This Opening to the 1982 MLB All-Star Game Is Pretty Great

    Chris Ryan

    Right? This comes to us via noted Montreal enthusiast, helicopter photography expert, and connoisseur of '80s television graphics (and occasional baseball dude) Jonah Keri. Take it away, Jonah: "It's all here. Sweeping shots of the Montreal skyline. ...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  10. David Nail to play in celebrity softball game

    Lynn Hoppes

    During last year's World Series, Grammy-nominated country singer David Nail sang "Gold Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch between his beloved St. Louis Cardinals and the Texas Rangers. Tonight, Nail, who was born in Kennett, Mo., is ...

    Blog | July 08, 2012
  11. Andre Dawson sees better days for Cubs

    ESPNChicago.com

    Andre Dawson may be depicted in a Montreal Expos cap in the Hall of Fame, but his six seasons with the Chicago Cubs, beginning with his MVP year in 1987, have always resonated deeply with him. Currently serving in the Marlins organization as a spe...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  12. 50 Greatest Cubs Of All Time

    ESPNChicago.com

    A panel of ESPNChicago.com experts ranked the Top 50 Cubs of all time. Here is a gallery of our Top 50. Who did we miss? Did Kerry Wood belong? Randy Hundley? Should Shawon Dunston have been left off? For a team with so few championshi...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  13. Farewell to The Kid

    Jonah Keri

    They lost their damn minds. All of them. Gary Carter's over the moon, of course. He's just whacked a double over Andre Dawson's head to snap a scoreless tie against the Cubs. The last at-bat of Carter's great career, and he hits a game-winner. Th...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  14. Jack Morris' big gain and bigger problems

    Christina Kahrl

    The subject of Jack Morris and the Hall of Fame seems to be the bright burning flame before the fireworks for Barry Larkin have finished going off. Morris' clock may have been running out, but after he reached 66.7 percent of the vote in the 13th yea...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  15. Tim Raines still seeks Hall of Fame respect

    David Schoenfield

    There are a lot of columns and analysis out there advocating the case for Tim Raines for the Hall of Fame. I probably won't add anything new to the discussion, but let me start here: Player A is Raines. Player B is Tony Gwynn. That final colum...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  16. Hall of Fame debates: Spirited, emotional

    David Schoenfield

    There are a lot of misunderstandings about the Hall of Fame and its voting procedures and results, beginning with the little fact that baseball was not, of course, actually invented in Cooperstown, N.Y., in 1839 by a future Civil War general named Ab...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  17. Bernie Williams deserves Hall consideration

    David Schoenfield

    The new members on this year's Hall of Fame ballot aren't too exciting, although it's shocking to see guys like Brad Radke, Javy Lopez and Bill Mueller have been retired five seasons already. The only player worth discussing as a Hall of Fame cand...

    Blog | November 30, 2011