Barry Larkin elected to baseball Hall of Fame

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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 1990 file photo, members of the Cincinnati Reds, including Barry Larkin, wearing hat and facing camera at far right, celebrate on the field following their clinching of the NLCS over the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 2-1 win, at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati.  Larkin has been elected to baseball's Hall of Fame. The shortstop received 86 percent of the vote in balloting announced Monday, Jan. 9, 2012 by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. (AP Photo/Rusty Kennedy, File)

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The former Cincinnati Reds shortstop was chosen on 495 of 573 ballots (86 percent) in voting announced by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, well above the necessary 75 percent. He will be inducted July 22 in Cooperstown along with the late Ron Santo, elected by the Veterans Committee.

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