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Gordon Beckham

Gordon Beckham 15 3B

Chicago White Sox

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: James Gordon Beckham
  • Age: 28 (September 16, 1986)
  • Birthplace: Atlanta, GA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 0" Wt: 185
  • Draft: Round 1 (2008, CWS)
  • MLB Debut: 06/04/2009
  • School: Georgia
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Gordon Beckham Stats Summary

Gordon Beckham Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
January 28, 2015 Chicago White Sox signed free agent 3B Gordon Beckham.
December 2, 2014 2B Gordon Beckham elected free agency.
August 23, 2014 Los Angeles Angels activated 2B Gordon Beckham.
August 21, 2014 Chicago White Sox traded 2B Gordon Beckham to Los Angeles Angels for Player To Be Named Later.
April 24, 2014 Chicago White Sox activated 2B Gordon Beckham from the 15-day disabled list.
April 3, 2014 Chicago White Sox sent 2B Gordon Beckham on a rehab assignment to Birmingham Barons.
March 30, 2014 Chicago White Sox placed 2B Gordon Beckham on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 21, 2014. Strained left oblique
June 3, 2013 Chicago White Sox activated 2B Gordon Beckham from the 15-day disabled list.
May 18, 2013 Chicago White Sox sent 2B Gordon Beckham on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
April 12, 2013 Chicago White Sox placed 2B Gordon Beckham on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 10, 2013. Fracture in his left hand.
June 4, 2009 Chicago White Sox selected the contract of 2B Gordon Beckham from Charlotte Knights.
May 28, 2009 Gordon Beckham assigned to Charlotte Knights from Birmingham Barons.
May 17, 2009 Gordon Beckham roster status changed by Birmingham Barons.
May 12, 2009 Birmingham Barons placed SS Gordon Beckham on the 7-day disabled list.
March 27, 2009 SS Gordon Beckham assigned to Birmingham Barons from Kannapolis Intimidators.
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Gordon Beckham Awards and Honors

Gordon Beckham  15 3B

Gordon Beckham
  • Full Name: James Gordon Beckham
  • Born: September 16, 1986
  • Age: 28
  • Birthplace: Atlanta, GA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 185
  • Draft: Round 1 (2008, CWS)
  • School: Georgia
  • MLB Debut: 06/04/2009
Selected by the White Sox in the first round (eighth overall) of the June 2008 First-Year Player Draft. ... Attended the University of Georgia. ... Named SEC Player of the Year and First-Team All-American after hitting .411 with 28 home runs and 77 RBI as a junior, the first Bulldog to hit over .400 since 1982. ... Was a finalist for the USA Baseball Golden Spikes, Dick Howser and Brooks Wallace Awards. ... Established single-season school records in home runs (28), runs scored (97) and total bases (221). ... Led the Bulldogs to a second-place finish in the 2008 College World Series. ... Named to the CWS All-Tournament team after batting .522 (12-23) with two homers and five RBIs. ... Finished among the NCAA Division I leaders in home runs (T1st), runs scored (2nd), total bases (2nd) and slugging percentage (5th, .804). ... Named SEC Baseball Scholar Athlete of the Year ... Ranked by Baseball America as the third-best collegiate athlete in the 2008 draft and the No. 6 prospect overall. ... Batted .307 with seven home runs and 51 RBI as a sophomore in 2007 and .280 with 12 homers and 54 RBI as a walk-on his freshman campaign. ... Named Freshman All-American by Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball in 2006. ... Father, Gordon, was a quarterback for the University of South Carolina (1979-82). ... Is a 2005 graduate of Westminster High School in Atlanta, Ga. ... Was a Georgia AAA All-State football player as a junior at free safety and as a senior at quarterback. ... Enters the 2009 season ranked by Baseball America as the No. 1 Prospect in the White Sox organization, also cited by ESPN.com as the No. 36 Prospect overall in baseball.