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2012 Baseball Hall Of Fame Voting: Jack Morris, Alan Trammell Improve But Barry Larkin Is Lone Induction

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On Monday, the Baseball Hall of Fame voted in Barry Larkin, the lifetime Cincinnati Reds shortstop and 12-time All-Star. He secured 86.4 percent of the vote from the Basbeall Writer's Association of America. Larkin started at shortstop for the Reds for 19-straight seasons. He's most definitely deserving of the honor, and is the only player to be voted in the 2012 class.

That means former Detroit Tigers pitcher Jack Morris fell short of the mark, though he did gather more votes than last year. Morris garnered 66.7 percent of the total vote, which is up far from the 53.5 percent he received in the 2011 class. A player has to secure votes from 75 percent of ballots to be elected into the Hall of Fame. It's the 13th year that Morris has appeared on the ballot, and if there ever was a time to surge, it would be next year.

Former Tigers shortstop Alan Trammell enjoyed an increased percentage as well, garnering 36.8 percent of the vote in his 11th year on the ballot, but he's got a long way to go for his remaining four years on the ballot. He'd need to double his number to be elected, though he is up considerably from 24 percent in 2011.

Complete results:

Name Votes Yrs on
ballot
Barry Larkin 495 (86.4%) 3
Jack Morris 382 (66.7%) 13
Jeff Bagwell 321 (56.0%) 2
Lee Smith 290 (50.6%) 10
Tim Raines 279 (48.7%) 5
Alan Trammell 211 (36.8%) 11
Edgar Martinez 209 (36.5%) 3
Fred McGriff 137 (23.9%) 3
Larry Walker 131 (22.9%) 2
Mark McGwire 112 (19.5%) 6
Don Mattingly 102 (17.8%) 12
Dale Murphy 83 (14.5%) 14
Rafael Palmeiro 72 (12.6%) 2
Bernie Williams 55 (9.6%) 1
Juan Gonzalez 23 (4.0%) 2
Vinny Castilla 6 (1.0%) 1
Tim Salmon 5 (0.9%) 1
Bill Mueller 4 (0.7%) 1
Brad Radke 2 (0.3%) 1
Javy Lopez 1 (0.2%) 1
Eric Young 1 (0.2%) 1
Jeromy Burnitz 0 (0%) 1
Brian Jordan 0 (0%) 1
Terry Mulholland 0 (0%) 1
Phil Nevin 0 (0%) 1
Ruben Sierra 0 (0%) 1
Tony Womack 0 (0%) 1

You can find a full list of the voting results here. For more on the Detroit Tigers, check out Bless You Boys. You can also head over to SB Nation's main MLB hub at Baseball Nation.