Time to reward one lucky person who’s reading the blog during this lovely weekend…

Today I’m giving away a brand new Better Off Red shirt AND a 2012 National Baseball Hall of Fame Yearbook featuring Ron Santo and Barry Larkin on the cover!

Please follow the directions to win:

Use the comments section of this blog post to correctly answer the question below.  One lucky person who gets the answer right will be randomly chosen as the winner of the shirt and yearbook.  I will only accept one answer per person.  The winner will be announced later today.  Good luck! 

In 1986, Barry Larkin was one of only how many players in the minor leagues to have 10 or more doubles, triples, homers and stolen bases?

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My daughter says 5.🙂

One of two.


He was the only one in 1986!



One and only.


Crap, 1 of 4…there were 3 others


Including Barry, there were 4.

Barry Was 1 of 4 to do it in 1986!

Gregg Jeffries
Ty Gainey
Brady Anderson
Barry Larkin


Barry Larkin was one of seven.


Barry was 1 of 4 players that year

One outta one..

He was one of 4

Lark was one of only FOUR.

1 of 4 in ’86. None had the career Barry did!!!



1 of 2 Barry Larkin and Sammy Sosa

Barry was 1 of 11🙂

Answer is 11.

Mr Larkin was 1 of 4 people to do it!

One of four!!!!

Anderson, Gainey, Larkin, Jefferies. So, 1 of 4!

Larkin was 1 of the 4

There were 4 with all those stats…Gregg Jefferies, Ty Gainey, Brady Anderson, and the one and only Barry Larkin.


Larkin was one of four players.

Barry was 1 of 3

Barry Larkin was one of only FOUR, along with Gregg Jefferies, Ty Gainey, and Brady Anderson.

1 of 4

I think Barry Larkin was the only player to post those numbers.

Larkin was one of 9

Based on my research, I see 1 of 11.

One of 9, if we are including all minor leagues

I’m going with Larkin’s lucky number: 11.

One of eleven.

1 of 4

1 of 4


Larkin was 1 of 11 men in 1986.

I’m going to say he was the one and only! MVP and Rookie of the Year.

4 or four

1 and only

One of four!

He was one of 4!!!!!

One of four.

4 total


Barry was 1 of 4 and the ONLY Hall of Famer! The others were Gregg Jefferies, Brady Anderson and Ty Gainey.

one of 4

1 of 4

1 of 4


1 of 4 players

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