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Gordon Beckham sorry for 'gay' joke

Updated: July 9, 2011, 4:12 PM ET
By Doug Padilla | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Chicago White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham apologized again Saturday for an inappropriate remark he scratched into the infield dirt earlier in the week.

During Monday night's game against the Kansas City Royals, Beckham used his foot to write "GETZ IS GAY! G.B.," near his position at second. Royals second baseman Chris Getz is a friend and former White Sox teammate of Beckham.

Fans in the upper deck were able to see Beckham's message clearly, and at least one ...

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