Julio is a good friend of President Bush.
Julio Franco is now the oldest player EVER to hit a Home Run in Major League History.
Julio was signed during the 2005-2006 off season as a Free Agent with the New York Mets.
Julio has stated publically that he wants to play until he turns 50.
As of 2005, Julio was 5th of all active players in career at-bats.
As of 2005, Julio was 78th on the all-time hit list for Major League Baseball.
As of 2005, Julio was had the 4th most career hits of all current Major League players.
As of 2005, Julio was the active Major League leader in career singles.
Julio has been granted Free Agency or released from a Major League team over 10 times.
In 1991, Julio lead the league in singles.
In 1984, Julio lead the league in at-bats.
Julio was the 1991 Major League Batting Champion.
Julio has won 5 Silver Sluggers awards (1988-1991 as 2B, 1994 as DH).
Julio was the 1990 Major League All-Star Game Most Valuable Player.
Julio was an American League All-Star in 1991.
Julio was an American League All-Star in 1990.
Julio was an American League All-Star in 1989.
Signed by the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1978.
Julio Franco got his 2500th career hit against Pittsburgh Pirate's Mark Redman on July 30, 2005.
One of Julio's hobbies is basketball.
One of Julio's hobbies is weightlifting.
Julio played baseball and basketball in high school.
Julio graduated Divine Providence High School (San Pedro de Macoris, DR) in 1978.
Julio became U.S. citizen in October, 1991.
Julio lives in Lighthouse Point, Florida.
Julio has one son, Joshua Cesar Franco.
Julio's wife's name is Rosa.
Julio's nickname is the "ageless wonder."
Julio Franco hit the 2500-hit milestone during the 2005 MLB season. Including his time in the minor leagues and seasons in Mexico, Japan, and Korea, he has over 4100 career hits.
Julio Franco is the oldest person to hit a grand slam home run as of June 27, 2005.
Julio Franco is the oldest baseball player ever to hit a pinch-hit home run.
Julio Franco's nickname is "the ageless wonder". This is due to the fact of how well he performs at such an old age.
Julio is mostly known for his batting stance. He aim the bat over his head towards the pitcher in this very unique stance. He also uses one of the more heavy bats in the majors.
Julio Franco's age has been long up for debate. He has accidently admitted to being a year or two older than he is during interviews. He is mostly known for his work-ethic and strength.
1990 All-Star Game most valuable player.
Won the 1991 major league Batting Title.
Played for the Texas Rangers when they were owned by Pres. George W. Bush. Has visited the White House many times and is considered one of the best players that Bush has ever seen play.
Julio Franco is currently the oldest to steal a base, oldest to steal 2 bases in a game, oldest to hit 2 HR in a game, and has the most hits of any player in a season above the age of 45.
Julio Franco became the oldest player to steal a base during the 2005 MLB season.
Julio Franco wore the number 14 for the Atlanta Braves.
Julio Franco is the oldest active baseball player at the age of forty-seven.
Julio Franco played first base for the Atlanta Braves during the 2005 MLB season.