Barry Larkin waiting to hear about Hall of Fame

On Monday, Barry Larkin learns if he will be the next Cincinnati Red to make it to Cooperstown. John Erardi covers all the bases on regarding Larkin’s Hall of Fame chances and his career parallels with Pete Rose.

I was at Riverfront Stadium on June 3, 2000 when the Big Red Machine took the field when Sparky Anderson and Dave Concepcion were elected to the Reds Hall of Fame. Larkin placed a single red rose on third base in honor of Rose. It was quite a moment.

There is also a Barry Larkin quiz to find out how much you know about the long-time shortstop. Two facts really jumped out at me after taking the quiz (which I scored a perfect 15 out of 15 on).

  • In 71 postseason at-bats, Larkin hit .338. However, he never hit a postseason home run.
  • He walked more times than he struck out. His career totals are 939 walks compared to 817 strike outs. Larkin never struck out more than 69 times in a season.


Like I said before I really think 2012 is going to be a great year for the Reds. This will just be the start. :)

Okay…well, I can see your point. I don’t know wthheer I agree or disagree with it or not though.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,521 other followers

%d bloggers like this: