Barry Larkin, Cincinnati Reds’ All-Time Great and MLB Hall of Famer, Gets Creature-Ized for 2015 T-Mobile All-Star Fanfest

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Bleacher Creatures’ Custom 7-Inch Larkin Plush will be given to the First 2,400 Child Attendees at Kids Day, Friday, July 10, at Cincinnati’s Duke Energy Convention Center

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Bleacher Creatures Barry Larkin Plush

We’re thrilled to create this limited-edition Bleacher Creature Jr. custom plush of Barry Larkin, pride of Cincinnati, for the T-Mobile All-Star FanFest being held in his town.

For a professional baseball player, there are a few ways you know you’ve achieved immortality: You win a World Series. You’re inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame. You get Creature-ized. Barry Larkin, the World Series-winning Cincinnati Reds shortstop and Hall of Famer, has now scored an immortality triple.

A limited-edition custom 7-inch-tall plush figure of Barry Larkin will be created by Bleacher Creatures and distributed to the first 2,400 young fans (ages 12 and under) at Kids Day on Friday, July 10, during T-Mobile All-Star FanFest, held in Cincinnati’s Duke Energy Convention Center, which runs through Tuesday, July 14.

Larkin, an All-Star Spokesperson for MLB All-Star Summer, played his entire career with the Reds, winning the World Series in 1990, before his retirement in 2004. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2012.

Bleacher Creatures, the innovative licensing and manufacturing company, is known for its incredibly true-to-life plush figures of the greatest sports and entertainment icons of all time. Their 2015 MLB line-up features players from every team in the league.

“We’re thrilled to create this limited-edition Bleacher Creature Jr. custom plush of Barry Larkin, pride of Cincinnati, for the T-Mobile All-Star FanFest being held in his town,” says Matthew Hoffman, founder and CEO of Bleacher Creatures. “We were very pleased to launch our first promotional program with the Reds in 2014, with a Todd Frazier 7-inch plush, and couldn’t be more delighted to be back this year to honor Barry Larkin.”

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ABOUT BLEACHER CREATURES
Bleacher Creatures is an innovative licensing manufacturer that produces a variety of children’s toys and fan enthusiast products through partnerships with professional sports leagues and entertainment companies. Bleacher Creatures are incredibly true-to-life plush figures of the greatest athletes and entertainment icons, allowing young fans (those who are young at heart) to put their passion in play. Bleacher Creatures' goal: to encourage fun, inspiration and, of course, play among fans of any age.

ABOUT T-MOBILE ALL-STAR FANFEST
T-Mobile All-Star FanFest at the Duke Energy Convention Center will be the world’s largest interactive baseball fan event with over 400,000 square feet of attractions providing unforgettable experiences for fans of all ages. Autographs and attractions are included with the price of admission.

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