Allow me to begin by making one statement: By no means did I write this as a catalyst for controversy or out of a lack of respect for Dawson. This is just one side to the induction of Dawson. After all, life is better when you look at both sides of things.
Andre Dawson was the key figure of the 2010 induction class to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, last Sunday. He played for 21 seasons with the Expos, Cubs, Red Sox, and Marlins. "The Hawk" hit 438 home runs, batted .279, and drove in 1,591 runs.
While his induction was a relief to many, others do not think that he should have a plaque enshrined in Cooperstown. Here are 10 reasons to support that idea.