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Baseball writers get it wrong

Two out of three ROY awards is proof that Beckham deserved better

Updated: November 16, 2009, 8:56 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- 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.

He finished fifth, about four places lower than he probably deserved.

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