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Rockies’ Larry Walker must wait a year for induction into Hall of Fame

Larry Walker will always be a member National Baseball Hall of Fame, he’ll just have to wait another year to give his speech in Cooperstown, N.Y., and be officially inducted.

The Hall of Fame announced Wednesday that its board of directors voted unanimously to cancel the 2020 Hall of Fame induction weekend events as a result of health and safety concerns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Walker, the first Rockies player to be elected to the Hall of Fame, was on board with the decision.

“I think it’s the correct move,” Walker said. “It’s hard to imagine going ahead with the ceremony when they are expecting 80,000 people or so people.