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