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July 9, 2009

Greg Walker approves of this Gordon Beckham guy

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ July 9, 2009 5:51 pm
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Paul Ladewski:

Barely more than a month into his rookie season, it’s much too early to make career predictions for 22-year-old Gordon Beckham, the White Sox third baseman. But hitting coach Greg Walker already sees more than a faint resemblance to Michael Young, the Texas Rangers third baseman and one-time American League batting champion.

“In body type, natural talent and position, they’re similar,” Walker said before the game Wednesday against Cleveland. “Their swings are a bit different, but there are a lot of things that are alike about them. …

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