Barry Larkin

Barry Larkin
Birthdate 4/28/1964
Death Date
Debut Year 1986
Year of Induction 2012
Teams Reds
Position Shortstop

Hall of fame shortstop Barry Larkin earned nine Silver Sluggers, twelve All Star appearances, three Gold Gloves, and the 1995 NL MVP Award.

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Barry Larkin played his entire 19-year career in Cincinnati

Barry Larkin played his entire 19-year career in Cincinnati

Barry Larkin is a Cincinnati man through and through. Born and raised in the Queen City, he attended one of the city’s most prolific baseball high schools, Archbishop Moeller High School. The institution has produced two Cooperstown men – Larkin and Ken Griffey Jr. – and 12 other b
Starting in 1988, Larkin made 11 All Star teams in 12 years

Starting in 1988, Larkin made 11 All Star teams in 12 years

Much like a similar formatted pieces on the pages of Tony Gwynn and Gary Carter, this is an advance scouting report on Barry Larkin. Written on July 30, 1987, it was one season before Larkin would begin his run as a 12-time All Star. An interesting read to be sure. The agile shortstop passed down hi

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