Larkin Learns Front Office 101

Most people think it's the Expos who relocated to Washington this year. But in some ways it was the Reds: from general manager Jim Bowden to his handpicked assistants, Barry Larkin, Jose Rijo and Bob Boone, the Nationals have become Reds reincarnate. The most intriguing face belongs to Larkin, who throughout his Hall of Fame caliber career was considered one of the brightest players in baseball and a strong GM prospect. But after less than one year inside the front office, exposed to the schedule and other demands of running a major league organization, is Larkin having second thoughts? I sat down with Bowden and Larkin to discuss the transition to a star's new baseball life.

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