If You Love This Game . . .: An MVP's Life in Baseball

If You Love This Game . . .: An MVP's Life in Baseball

by Andre Dawson, Alan Maimon
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If You Love This Game . . .: An MVP's Life in Baseball by Andre Dawson, Alan Maimon


Reflecting on his accomplishments, his colleagues, and the future of baseball, Andre Dawson tells the story of his four-decade career as a player and executive in this intimate memoir. Seriously injured at a young age, Dawson struggled with chronic pain throughout his career and was only seriously scouted by the Montreal Expos during college. Overcoming these odds, he went on to be named the National League Rookie of the Year in 1977, earn eight All-Star appearances, seven Gold Gloves, and a Most Valuable Player Award. This behind-the-scenes look at a dedicated player's journey from a segregated Miami neighborhood to the fabled halls of Cooperstown offers fans a window into the psyche of a fan favorite.

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ISBN-13: 9781600787003
Publisher: Triumph Books
Publication date: 05/01/2012
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,257,782
Product dimensions: 6.28(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Andre Dawson is a former Major League Baseball player who was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2010 after a 20-year career with the Chicago Cubs. He lives in Miami, Florida. Alan Maimon is a reporter for the Las Vegas Review-Journal. He lives in Las Vegas.

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If You Love This Game . . .: An MVP's Life in Baseball 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Andre Dawson's story, as told to Alan Maimon, is candid, exciting, and absorbing. You will get the inside scoop, not only on Dawson himself, but on other baseball greats. Dawson demonstrates self-knowledge about his own lapses and generosity about those of his team-mates. This book is a must read for baseball fans and for those who are ready to beome fans.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago