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Eric Young sadly neglected in Hall of Fame voting

Updated: January 9, 2012, 5:30 PM ET
By Jim Caple

Where is the love for Eric Young?

All the focus is on Barry Larkin's election to the Hall of Fame, but where is the outrage over Eric Young falling just 429 votes short? While 86 percent of the writers somehow saw fit to elect Larkin, a 12-time All-Star, nine-time Silver Slugger, three-time Gold Glover, one-time MVP, one-time 30-30 man and full-time Reds player, why did only one writer find room on the ballot for Young?

For crying out loud, that's only one more ...

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