Barry Larkin Speaker Profile
Hall of Fame Shortstop for the Cincinnati Reds
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Barry Larkin Biography
MLB Hall of Fame shortstop, Barry Larkin was born April 28, 1964 in Cincinnati, Ohio and is a retired Major League Baseball player. Larkin played shortstop for the Cincinnati Reds from 1986 to 2004 and was one of the pivotal players on the 1990 Reds' World Series championship team. Larkin was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2012 and will be inducted in July.
In his 19-year career with Cincinnati, Larkin batted for a .295 batting average, with 2340 hits, 198 home runs, 960 RBI, 1329 runs scored and 379 stolen bases. Baseball historian and expert Bill James has called Larkin one of the greatest shortstops of all time, ranking him #6 all time in his New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract.
On July 20, 2008, the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum inducted Larkin, CÃ©sar GerÃ³nimo, August "Garry" Herrmann, and Joey Jay. The induction was held at the Duke Energy Center in downtown Cincinnati.
The College Baseball Foundation announced on Tuesday, March 24, 2009, the names of the ten players and coaches comprising the 2009 National College Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Class, which included Barry Larkin.
In 2008, Larkin released a charity wine called "Barry Larkin's Merlot" with 100% of his proceeds supporting Champions Sports Foundation. Larkin built the Champions Sports Complex to harness the power of sport and use it to successfully develop the youth in America by targeting their social, emotional, and educational needs. The Foundation was established as the premier safe haven for the total development of young people through the authority of sport.
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Posted on 1 April 2014 | 11:45 am
Cincinnati Reds legend, Barry Larkin is considered one of the top players of his era, winning five Silver Slugger awards and three Golden Glove awards. He was selected to the Major League All-Star Game twelve times, and was elected the 1995 National League Most Valuable Player. Larkin was recently elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2012 and will be inducted this...[Read More]
Posted on 11 February 2014 | 7:53 pm
Hall of Fame shortstop Barry Larkin continues to give back to the game that gave him so much. With a focus on developing the next generation of major league talent, Larkin led an MLB International Elite Camp in Sao Paolo, Brazil recently that included a competitive gathering of Brazil's best 14- to 18-year old players, with a few players from Argentina and Peru also in the mix. At the...[Read More]
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