Found January 09, 2012 on RedSoxLife:
More here. Larkin and the late Ron Santo will be the only inductees this year.Congratulations to Larkin, who has good career numbers. On my (virtual) ballot I thought him short of the Hall, but many other writers thought differently.Tim Raines wuz robbed! Get ready to hear that a lot this week.And there was no love for Bill Mueller, but we expected that.Maybe Bagwell was robbed too. We'll see. They get to come back next year, but they will be up against some big names. I'll be curious to see Raffy's total vote; it might be an indicator of what some others can expect.

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...

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,...

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.

Barry Larkin in the hall is correct.

Tim Raines would also have been correct. Also Alan Trammell, and Lou Whitaker.

FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron on the Hall of Fame

Episode 121 FanGraphs Audio returns from its winter furlough with managing editor Dave Cameron. Among the topics discussed: the respective Hall of Fame credentials of Jeff Bagwell, Edgar Martinez, and Tim Raines. Also, for no reason whatsoever: Bryan LaHair. Music courtesy of 1970s American rock band Player. Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on Twitter...

Agonizing over Hall of Fame class

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...

Baseball's History of Cheating Spotlights Hypocrisy of Keeping Steroids Users Out of Cooperstown

Another year, another victory for the anti-steroids centurions guarding the Baseball Hall of Fame's hallowed doors. Barry Larkin is headed to Cooperstown as the lone member inducted by the baseball writers in 2012. It's a well-deserved honor for the MVP shortstop, but not one that will cause much reaction outside of Cincinatti, where Larkin played out his 19-year career....
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