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November 16, 2009

Gordon Beckham finishes 5th in AL Rookie of the Year ballot [UPDATE]

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ November 16, 2009 2:11 pm


White Sox infielder Gordon Beckham placed fifth in the American League rookie of the year balloting announced today. Oakland reliever Andrew Bailey won the award and received 13 first-place ballots. Beckham received two second-place ballots and four third-place votes.

Here are the voting results. Florida OF Chris Coghlan won NL Rookie of the Year.

Here’s the whitesox.com story.

UPDATE: Reaction from Gordon. And here.

And Jon Greenberg thinks Team Bacon deserved more:

Six votes?

After winning two rookie of the year awards voted on by his peers, Gordon Beckham got dissed by the writers.

After sweeping the Players Choice and Sporting News honors, Beckham got just two second-place and four third-place votes in the more respected, more official Baseball Writers Association of America AL ROY voting, released Monday. …


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