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Travis Sentell Dawkins
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 180 lb.
- High School Newberry High School
- Debut September 3, 1999
- Final Game July 23, 2003
- Born May 12, 1979 in Newberry, SC USA
 Biographical Information
Travis Dawkins won an Olympic gold medal for the United States in the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Dawkins was the starting shortstop for Team USA in the 1999 Pan American Games. He hit .273 for the tournament. In the semifinal game in which the US clinched a spot in the 2000 Olympics, Dawkins was removed in the 10th inning in favor of Mike Neill. Neill's single off Vicente Palacios scored Marcus Jensen with the run that earned the US a ticket to the Olympics.
In December 2009, Dawkins was suspended for 50 games for a second positive test for a drug of abuse.