Happy Birthday Julio

Atlanta Braves first baseman Julio Franco turns 49 today, extending his record as the oldest position player in Major League Baseball history.

More fun facts about Julio Franco:

– He is the all-time Major League hit leader for all Dominican-born players.

– The only season he hit 20 home runs was in 1994, a strike-shortened year.

– He has played for 8 different Major League teams.

– He won the batting title in 1991 with a .341 average, beating out Wade Boggs who hit .332.


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