Barry Larkin Named To MLB Hall Of Fame

Tuesday January 10th, 2012

Former Cincinnati Reds shortstop Barry Larkin has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America, according to the organization’s official Twitter account.

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This was Larkin’s third time on the Hall of Fame ballot. Last year he received 62.1% of the vote. This year he received 86.4%.

Larkin played 19 seasons with the Reds, earning trips to 13 All-Star games over the course of his illustrious career. In total he collected 2,340 hits and stole 379 bases while posting career averages of .295/.371/.444. He also won three Gold Gloves over the course of his career.

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