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by Epiehl
Rated: E · Article · Sports · #2210995
An article about the latest member of the Baseball Hall Of Fame.
The big news in Canada yesterday was Larry Walker being elected into Baseball's Hall Of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.

Walker becomes the second Canadian to join the HOF.

Born Larry Kenneth Robert Walker on December 1, 1966 in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada, the 53 year-old played for 17 seasons on three different teams, all in the National League.

Walker played for the Montreal Expos, (now the Washington Nationals), from 1989-1994, Colorado Rockies from 1995-2004, and the St. Louis Cardinals from 2004-2005.

Walker ended his career with a .313 batting average, 2,160 hits, 383 home runs, and 1,311 RBIs.

Walker was a five-time All-Star, won seven Gold Glove awards, three Silver Slugger awards, and won the National League's Most Valuable Player award in 1997.

The induction ceremony is on July 26, 2020.


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