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|Slugger Andre Dawson Inducted into Baseball HOF
|COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- Former Montreal and Chicago Cubs star Andre Dawson has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
The 56-year-old Dawson, an All-Star eight times and one of only three major league players to hit 400 homers and steal more than 300 bases, is the 203rd player to make the Hall of Fame.
Dawson had 438 homers, 2,774 hits, 1,591 RBIs and 314 stolen bases in his 21-year major league career.
Dawson poked fun at several Hall of Famers before getting serious, warning players not to be lured to the dark side of using performance-enhancing drugs.
"It's a stain on the game, a stain that's being gradually removed," he said.
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