A Canadian Appraisal of Larry Walker's HOF Chances
By Neil Munro
Canadian Baseball Network
Only a few Canadian ball players have ever received some consideration (i.e., have received one or more votes) for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.
And just one Canadian baseball great has actually been given the nod for induction into the hallowed hall – Ferguson Jenkins (Chatham, Ont.). Jenkins was elected in his third year of eligibility (in 1991) and just barely made it, receiving one vote more than the 333 needed for selection that year. The only other Canadian ball player to receive a significant level of support for induction in the Hall of Fame is Larry Walker (Maple Ridge, B.C.).
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