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Top Prospect #50: Gary Burnham

Top Prospect #50: Gary Burnham

On our Top 50 Phillies Prospects, we always give the final spot on the list to a player who isn't necessarily thought of as a prospect, but deserves some recognition. Call it the Chris Coste Award. This season's recipient is Gary Burnham.

Last season, Chris Coste was the toast of the town when he became a 33 year old rookie and succeeded at the major league level. Well, Gary Burnham is only 32, but his life in baseball has been much like that of Chris Coste, although he does have one distinction that Coste doesn't; Burnham was actually traded for no compensation. Ouch! Just a look at Gary Burnham's transaction sheet gives you a... Recommended Stories

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