Monday’s announcement by the Major League Baseball Players Association concerning Beckham taking home the 2009 Players Choice honors for Outstanding Rookie in the American League holds a deeper subtext than simply the White Sox third baseman’s second recognition by his peers in one week. The setup of this award allows the winner to recommend the charity of his choice to receive a grant from the Major League Baseball Players Trust. Beckham split the grant between the National Parkinson Foundation and Children’s Hospital of Illinois. …
October 26, 2009
Gordon Beckham wins MLB Players Association Outstanding Rookie award
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