Beckham, James Gordon 2008-07-02
James Gordon Beckham, Brooks Wallace Award nominee, discusses his life, education and experiences on the Georgia Tech University Baseball team. This interview was conducted as part of the annual College Baseball Foundation’s College Baseball Awards show.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: James Gordon Beckham
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Date: July 02, 2008
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez
Background; Description of family; Father was a football player; Football was first love; Georgia Tech; Baseball at Georgia Tech; Challenges; First game; Became a better player by learning from failures; Lead by example; How the team improved; General questions about; Fans; Future plans; Self analysis; Character of baseball players; Brooks Wallace’s award; Closing Comments; About father; Feelings about baseball.
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Transcript: Transcript available in reading room
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