Gene Larkin Is Still A Legend In Minnesota 20 Years After His World Series Winning Hit For The Twins
Having a walk off hit in Game 7 of the World Series will get you a lot of mileage. For Gene Larkin the fame has stuck with him for nearly two decades after his single in the bottom of the 10th inning won the 1991 World Series for the Minnesota Twins. In the story Larkin talks about being a role player who gained sudden fame, his folk hero status in Minnesota, and his work with young baseball players. Fans also share their memories of Larkin’s hit.