Found January 10, 2012 on SFgate:
Let the agonizing begin. Now that we know the 2012 Hall of Fame class - Barry Larkin and Ron Santo - we can look ahead to the next ballot that will include Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Mike Piazza, all...

Barry Larkin elected to Hall of Fame

The Baseball Writers' Association of America has announced that longtime Cincinnati Red, Barry Larkin, has been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.  The 47-year-old will be inducted on July 22, 2012 in Cooperstown, New York along with the late Ron Santo.  Santo was elected in December 2011 by the Golden Era committee. Larkin enters the Hall on his third year of eligibility...

Barry Larkin headed to Hall of Fame

In his third year on the ballot, shortstop Barry Larkin has been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Larkin, a lifetime Cincinnati Red who played from 1986-2004, was named on 86 percent of the Baseball Writers' Association of America's ballots; the threshold to receive the call to Cooperstown is 75 percent. Larkin finished his career with a .295 average, .444 slugging...

Manny Ramirez Wears Swimming Cap in the Pool, Looks like a Horizontal Conehead

Manny Ramirez misses baseball and has begun a process to try and rehab his image. He filmed a little “All-Access” special with notorious Barry Bonds lackey Pedro Gomez. Manny let’s us in on his private life and tries to show us how human he is. He takes ESPN through his daily routine and tries to show how hard he’s working to get back into baseball. One of the things he’s...

Former Reds star Larkin elected to Hall of Fame

The late Ron Santo has company: As expected, Cincinnati Reds shortstop great Barry Larkin was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday.

Barry Larkin Only Player Voted Into Hall of Fame for 2012

With 86.4% of the vote, Barry Larkin will join Veteran's Committee selection Ron Santo as the only two inductees in the National Baseball Hall of Fame this season. He easily surpassed the needed 75% for induction and will be enshrined on July 22 in Cooperstown.Just missing out on induction was Jack Morris, who got 66.7% of the vote in his 13th year on the ballot. From there,...

Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds merit vote in '13

This year's Hall of Fame season came and went with the same peace and quiet of this oddly warm and snow-free Boston...

FAN Projections: Some Other Third Basemen

Recently I was reflecting on just how historically stacked third base seems to have been in the 1970s. Brooks Robinson and Ron Santo were nearing the end of their careers, but were still had some good years left. George Brett and Mike Schmidt were famously taken back-to-back in the 1971 draft (that’s right, any team in baseball — including the Royals and Phillies, could have...

Larkin elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Barry Larkin will be inducted July 22 in Cooperstown along with the late Ron Santo, elected last month by the Veterans Committee.

The calm before the storm

CSN: Barry Larkin and the family of Ron Santo will be honored in Cooperstown this summer. But the volume will be turned up as the steroid issue moves to the front of the discussion for the class of 2013,which includes Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Mike Piazza.

MLB: How will Hall of Fame Voters Treat the Class of 2013

Before former Cincinnati Reds shortstop Barry Larkin’s Hall of Fame plaque could be ordered on Monday talk had already turned to the 2013 class of eligible players but for all the wrong reasons. Between 1984 and 2007 the names Biggio, Piazza, Bonds, Schilling, Sosa, and Clemens were synonymous with greatness. There was also a period of time when a few of these names were linked...
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