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FILE: Reds SS Barry Larkin Elected To Hall of Fame

CHICAGO - FILE: Barry Larkin #11 of the Cincinnati Reds overthrows first base early during a game against the Chicago Cubs on July 21, 2004 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. It was reported that former Cincinnati Reds shortstop Barry Larkin was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame January 9, 2012. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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.