Gordon Beckham
6 Gordon Beckham
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Westminster HS

Weight:
180

Position:
SS

Experience:
HS

B/T:
S/R

High School:

  • A graduate of Westminster and two-sport standout
  • Played baseball for Jim Jefferson and football for Gerry Romberg
  • A four-year starter in baseball and three-year starter in football
  • Senior year led the team with a .456 batting average as well as in runs scored, hits, triples, home runs, total bases and walks
  • Named team captain and earned the MVP Award
  • Named All-City first team and the Braves 400 Club All-Star team
  • Hit .323-1-16 and .359-1-17 in his first two years as the Wildcats advanced to the final four of the state playoffs
  • Batted .340-3-21 with 10 SBs as a junior
  • Earned the F. White Kenan Award and was the captain of the team plus named All-City first team
  • Member of East Cobb Yankees and Astros summer league teams
  • Helped Yankees win the 2005 Connie Mack World Series and the Astros to the 2003 AAU Junior Olympics title
  • Named MVP and won Golden Glove and Top Hitter Awards
  • Named AAA All-State his junior season as a FS, and as a QB as a senior by the GACA, Associated Press and Atlanta Journal
  • Threw for 1,829 yards and 25 TDs as a senior
  • Also rushed for 7 TDs as a senior

    Personal:

  • Born Sept. 16, 1986
  • Son of Gordon and Sully Beckham
  • Gordon's father was a QB for the Univ. of South Carolina
  • Major: Pre-Business
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