Walker gets Hall honour

BOB ELLIOTT, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 9:46 AM ET

Larry Walker has been named to yet another Hall of Fame.

The Maple Ridge, B.C. native, elected to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in 2009, will be inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame on Apr. 12.

Walker played for the Colorado Rockies from 1995- 2004, earning National League MVP honours in 1997.Walker won the NL batting title in 1998 (.363), '99 (.379) and 2001 (.350).

Walker hit 154 home runs at Coors Field, including eight upper-deck shots. He had five all-star berths -- four with the Rockies and one with the Montreal Expos.

Keli McGregor, who was 47 and serving as president of the Rockies when he died suddenly April 20 of this year, will also be named. Blue Jays' Paul Beeston attempted to hire McGregor as president before Beeston accepted the position.

The other inductees are: Former Denver Broncos kicker Jason Elam; former University of Colorado and Broncos defensive lineman Alfred Williams; legendary race car driver Bobby Unser; and Art Berglund for his contributions to USA Hockey.


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