Larkin was one of four to be named to the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame. The former shortstop will be inducted along with outfielder Cesar Geronimo, pitcher Joey Jay and front office executive Garry Herrmann.

Larkin was selected by fans vote while the other three were elected by the veterans committee. He received 16,386 of the 25,269 fan votes tabulated in August at Great American Ball Park, the Reds Hall of Fame and Museum and online at

Pretty good HOF class, IMO. I think you could argue with the selection of Geronimo, but anyone that watched the BRM in the ’70s knows how important his defense was to that team.