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No more doubters for Sox's Beckham

Rookie third baseman down to earth, but full of confidence

Originally Published: August 5, 2009
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- James Beavers gets a lot of phone calls from struggling baseball players.

As coach of the premier summer league team in the great state of Georgia, Beavers is on speed dial with dozens of alumni scattered across the country, from the Southeastern Conference to the New York Penn League to the National League. Everyone calls Coach, and he has long been accustomed to the highs and lows of a baseball player's life.

But this voice mail was different. After ...

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