Top 10 Quotes By Barry Larkin

What   people don't realize is that professionals are sensational because of the   fundamentals. The sensationalism has taken over the professionalism.

I did   enjoy football, but the injury factor for me, you know, I had so many issues.   I don't know how long my career would've been.

What   people don't realize is that professionals are sensational because of the   fundamentals.

I think   every player wants to be acknowledged for what they have done. I think every   player eligible for the Hall Of Fame feels that the ultimate validation is   enshrinement.


I love   boxing. I like to see the strategizing. Watching the warriors go to work. I   like that struggle, going out there and fighting.

I have   a love for Shea Stadium and its fans. I had so much fun with the fans. Yeah,   they booed me. I was like, 'I know, I know.'

If you   can prove a guy did cheat, then I don't believe he belongs. I don't believe   that there are any guys that did cheat, in that respect, that are in the Hall   of Fame. So I think opening up the doors to guys that admittedly cheated or   are proven that they did cheat, it kills the integrity of what the Hall of   Fame stands for.

I   remember playing on pretty much an all-minority youth team and going to some   of the tournaments north of Cincinnati and not being able to stay with host   families where all the other teams were staying with host families.


My   message to a lot of guys is, if you like school and you like education,   baseball is gonna be there, and you can get some of the same great   competition in college that you do in the low minor leagues.

The   stance I took was there is no room for racial bias anywhere in sports. I   believe that was basically all I said about it. Certainly I was cast as an   abolitionist. Death threats came. Hate mail came.