2009 Topps Barry Larkin
Will A-Rod’s admission to cheating help Barry Larkin with Hall of Fame voters? I sure hope so. Larkin was overshadowed by Ozzie Smith early in his career, and then A-Rod later in his career, but the dude could play. He was one of the best all-around shortstops in the majors, winning the 1995 NL MVP and three Gold Gloves (after Ozzie went away). Baseball-reference.com lists his HOF Monitor at 118 (with 100 being a likely HOFer’s score), so he has the stats. But the question is, will he have the votes?