By George Castle
Wednesday, April 26th, 2017
During the Cubs’ championship rally in Grant Park, team leader Anthony Rizzo said all ex-Cubs had a hand in the title and celebration.
Of all former players who fit that bill, Andre Dawson has to be in the Top 10, if not Top Five. The Hawk signed a blank contract to play for the Cubs in 1987, won the Most Valuable Player Award, came back early from knee surgery to shepherd young fellow outfielders in 1989 and credits his six years in Wrigley Field for his entrée into the Hall of Fame.