MLB

Julio Franco # - 1B

  • Age: 56
  • DOB: 1958/08/23
  • POB: San Pedro de Macoris, Dom. Rep.
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 210lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 23
  • Signed by Philadelphia in 1978.

Scouting Report

Assets
Flaws
Career potential

Honours and Awards

1994AL - Silver Slugger
1991AL - Silver Slugger
1991Named to the All-Star Game
1990AL - Silver Slugger
1990Named to the All-Star Game
1990All-Star Game - Most Valuable Player
1989AL - Silver Slugger
1989Named to the All-Star Game
1988AL - Silver Slugger
1981Eastern League (AA) - All-Star Team
1980Carolina League (A) - Most Valuable Player
1980Carolina League (A) - All-Star Team
1979Northwest League (A) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2007/10/30Filed for free agency.
2007/09/14Missed 3 games (hamstring).
2007/09/10Hamstring, day-to-day.
2007/09/01Recalled from Richmond (AAA).
2007/08/07Assigned to Rome (A).
2007/08/01Designated for assignment by the Atlanta Braves.
2007/07/19Added to the Atlanta Braves 25-man roster.
2007/07/18Signed by the Atlanta Braves to a minor league contract.
2007/07/12Designated for assignment by the New York Mets.
2006/08/10Missed 4 games (flu).
2006/08/06Flu, day-to-day.
2005/12/09Signed as a free agent by the New York Mets to a two-year contract.
2005/12/07Atlanta Braves declined to offer salary arbitration.
2005/10/31Filed for free agency.
2004/12/09Re-signed by the Atlanta Braves to a one-year contract.
2004/10/29Filed for free agency.
2004/06/01Missed 6 games (back injury).
2004/05/28Back injury, day-to-day.
2004/04/03Contract purchased from Richmond (AAA).
2003/12/23Re-signed by the Atlanta Braves to a minor league contract.
2003/10/27Filed for free agency.
2003/09/07Missed 20 games (fractured finger).
2003/08/18Fractured finger, 15-day DL.
2003/03/29Contract purchased from Richmond (AAA).
2002/12/20Re-signed by the Atlanta Braves to a minor league contract.
2002/12/07Atlanta Braves offered salary arbitration.
2002/10/29Filed for free agency.
2002/03/30Contract purchased from the minors.
2001/12/19Signed by the Atlanta Braves to a minor league contract.
2001/09/01Signed as a free agent by the Atlanta Braves.

Trades

2007/07/18Signed by the Atlanta Braves to a minor leauge contract.
2005/12/09Signed as a free agent by the New York Mets.
2001/09/01Signed as a free agent by the Atlanta Braves.
1999/03/29Signed as a free agent by the Mexico City Tigres (Mexico).
1997/08/13Signed as a free agent by the Milwaukee Brewers.
1995/12/07Signed as a free agent by the Cleveland Indians.
1994/12/28Signed as a free agent by Chiba Lotte Marines (Japan).
1993/12/15Signed as a free agent by the Chicago White Sox.
1988/12/06Cleveland Indians traded Julio Franco to the Texas Rangers for Pete O'Brien, Oddibe McDowell and Jerry Browne.
1982/09/12Philadelphia Phillies traded Julio Franco, Manny Trillo, George Vukovich, Jay Baller and Jerry Willard to the Cleveland Indians for Von Haye.
1978/06/23Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies in 1978.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2007AtlantaNL15401103008410000.250.311.325.636
2007NY MetsNL405071000181013210.200.328.260.588
2007Total NYN/AtlNL5590820301161423210.222.321.289.610
2007RichmondAAA41424000130002.286.412.286.698
2007RomeA41334000212100.308.438.308.746
2006NY MetsNL9516514451002261349611.273.330.370.700
2005AtlantaNL10823330641219422757405.275.350.451.801
2004AtlantaNL12532037991836573668422.309.378.441.819
2003AtlantaNL10319728581225312543011.294.372.452.824
2002AtlantaNL12533851961316303975518.284.357.382.739
2001AtlantaNL25901327403111020001.300.376.444.820
2000M.C. Tigres (Mexico)Mex110--178--1890----2.437.478.6781.156
1999Tampa BayAL1100000001000.000.000.000.000
1999M.C. TigresMex9332690138226147780449-2.423---
1998Chiba LotteJPN131487781412721877--7--.290---
1997ClevelandAL7828946821313253875853.284.367.367.734
1997MilwaukeeNL421412234304193141711.241.373.348.721
1997Total Cle/MilMLB12043068116161744691161564.270.369.360.729
1996ClevelandAL1124327213920114766182889.322.407.470.877
1995JapanJPN127474601452531058--11--.306---
1994Chicago WSAL1124337213819220986275813.319.406.510.916
1993TexasAL1445328515431314846295930.289.360.438.798
1992TexasAL35107192570281517113.234.328.355.683
1991TexasAL1465891082012731578657836914.341.408.474.882
1990TexasAL1575829617227111698283311019.296.383.402.785
1989TexasAL150548801733151392666921313.316.386.462.848
1988ClevelandAL1526138818623610545672251114.303.361.409.770
1987ClevelandAL12849586158243852575632918.319.389.428.817
1986ClevelandAL149599801833051074326610719.306.338.422.760
1985ClevelandAL16063697183334690547413936.288.343.381.724
1984ClevelandAL160658821882253794368191036.286.331.348.679
1983ClevelandAL149560681532488802750321228.273.306.388.694
1982PhiladelphiaNL162938100324020.276.323.310.633
1982Oklahoma CityAAA1204638013919521663956331142.300.357.499.856
1981ReadingAA139532701601738745260271430.301.365.389.754
1980PeninsulaA14055510517825611993366441242.321.361.447.808
1979Central ValleyA7129957981551045245922931.328.381.512.893
1978ButteR4714134435232817304325.305.381.433.814
TotalMLB25278677128525864075417311949171341281107234.298.364.417.781
TotalAL18337074107921353314713795972096125398215.302.365.420.785
TotalNL69416032064517673623519738028919.281.359.405.764
TotalAAA1244778214319521674256331144.300.359.493.852
TotalAA139532701601738745260271430.301.365.389.754
TotalA21586716528040112114658127672173.323.369.467.836
TotalR4714134435232817304325.305.381.433.814
TotalJPN25896113828652528135--18--.298-.450-
TotalMex203326903162263216780449-4.969-.656-

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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