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Pedro Martinez

August 20, 2009

Pedro Martinez never shies away from a challenge. Whether it’s the best hitters the American League has to offer, a journalist with a recorder or a very old bench coach, Martinez is a fearless pitcher who refuses to relinquish the inner part of the plate to anyone. Considered one of the best pitchers to take the mound in the last twenty years, he’s earned three Cy Young Awards and a Championship ring. Does Pedro stack up against the best of all-time? Is he Hall or no Hall?

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Andre Dawson

August 14, 2009

Andre “The Hawk” Dawson, the 1977 Rookie of the Year, spent the majority of his career north of the border in Montreal. There, he flashed his power and speed, roaming center field and earning six of his eight Gold Gloves. But the artificial turf in Olympic Stadium took its toll on The Hawk’s knees. In 1987, he was given another chance with the Chicago Cubs where he immediately began paying dividends, earning the NL MVP. Andre Dawson played 21 seasons. He had a productive career, but was it enough to get in to the Hall of Fame?

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