Andre Dawson

Primary Team:Expos /Cubs
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Community Service related to military/veterans:

  • Since 2010, the Marlins have participated in six Visits to the Troops in partnership with Armed Forces Entertainment. Dawson was a part of the second contingent, which traveled to Germany and Southwest Asia in February 2011.
  • In addition to visiting active military bases, they also visited soldiers at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center.
  • Dawson has spent time with soldiers on visits to Walter Reed Medical Center.

Community Service (not military related):

  • Dawson has participated in numerous clinics with Special Olympics athletes and has attended several of their fundraisers over the years, including a luncheon at Marlins Park in 2014.
  • The Miracle League of Miami‚ÄźDade County has been holding games for a few years and they are still in the fundraising phase to build a permanent field for the League. Dawson has served as an honorary coach for many Miracle League games.
  • Dawson has been a supporter of Reviving Baseball In Inner Cities (RBI) by participating in multiple clinics and working with RBI hitters in the batting cage at Marlins Park. In addition, Dawson has served as an honorary coach during the RBI Classic, spending time in the dugout and giving pointers to the players.