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Baseball Hall Of Fame To Welcome Barry Larkin, Alan Trammell Doesn't Get In

Alan Trammell missed out this year on his chance to be voted in to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Barry Larkin made it.

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The Baseball Hall of Fame will have a new member this year. Barry Larkin, the famed Cincinnati Reds shortstop, was voted in by the Baseball Writers Association of America with 86 percent of the vote. Larkin was the only player voted in to the 2011 class.

Arizona Diamondbacks coach Alan Trammell did not get in. Trammel received just 37 percent of the vote with nominees needing 75 percent for selection. Here's the results of the voting:

Barry Larkin Voted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame - Baseball Nation
[...]Lee Smith was the only other former player to be named on a majority of the ballots, getting 51%. He was followed by Tim Raines (49%), Alan Trammell (37%), Edgar Martinez (37%), Fred McGriff (24%), Larry Walker (23%), and Mark McGwire (20%).

Trammell played shortstop with the Detroit Tigers from 1977 to 1996. He hit .85 with 185 home runs, 2,365 hits and 1,003 RBI. He won a World Series championship with the Tigers in 1984. Trammell joined former Tigers teammate, Kirk Gibson, on the Arizona Diamondbacks coaching staff last season as the bench coach. He was the Tigers manager from 2003-05.

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