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FILE: Reds SS Barry Larkin Elected To Hall of Fame

CINCINNATI, OH - FILE: Barry Larkin #11 of the Cincinnati Reds focuses on home plate as he prepares for a play during the interleague game against the Texas Rangers at the Great American Ball Park on June 17, 2004 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It was reported that former Cincinnati Reds shortstop Barry Larkin was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame January 9, 2012. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Barry Larkin elected to baseball Hall of Fame

January 1, 1970

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.