Tips Updates
MLB
Players
Teams
Leagues
Draft
Boxscores
Minor Leagues
College
People
Extra Bases
Applications
About

Julio FrancoBatting Stat Details
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook


Julio Franco
PositionsSS-1208, 2B-670, 1B-512, DH-375, P-30, 3B-7, OF-4Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJulio Cesar Franco
Height6-1Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 23,1958 [61.091]PlaceSan Pedro de Macoris,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1978 by the Philadelphia Phillies.
Signing ScoutsFrancisco AcevedoService Time19.095 (2006)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-CLE-#3 ... 1983-PHI-#4
MLB DebutApril 23,1982 [23.243]Awards7Awards Voting4-146
TBC Player ID1172Retrosheet IDfranj002MLBAM ID212297
Research ToolsTrack this Player -- Intersect Player -- Compare Player -- Random Player
About Profile Data

Player Page -- Game Logs -- Stat Logs -- Batting Splits
Games -- On Base -- Outs -- Baserunning -- Pitch Summary -- Pitch Detail -- Ejections

This player page is available for sponsorship:
Sponsor the Julio Franco page  -  You can show your support to the The Baseball Cube by sponsoring all of a player's pages for only $10/year.


Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (SS) in 1983
This page contains detailed statisics (mostly) not available on the basic profile page. The data here is limited to the Major League and digs a bit deeper into the events that occured on the field. Its important to note that this is not an "advanced stats" section for analytics and metrics. It is a summary of statistics that are more difficult to find on other sites and are related to play level events.
Not all column headers are intuitive. Hover over the description to see the definition or scroll to the bottom of the page to see the written definition.

Games

TopPH,PR,DR = Entered Game as...PH2,PR2,DR2 = Left Game for...Ejections
YearGPGSGS%CGDNSDNFGF%PHPRDRGFPH2PR2DR2PC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFDH123456789
198216956.3571037.50346400----112-----2-1-1732
198314914899.31431696.0001143104----149-----4222--13354627
198416015898.814821292.5110148118----159----1-855911112-1
198516015898.814521590.6200145319---8151----1-9860----11
198614814698.613521391.2101135326---13134----317735--1817--
198712812698.410821985.22001092016---9111----896849---1-1
1988152152100.045010729.60004510106---151-----1135116------
198915014999.313411689.31001343210---140-----101-105133---1
199015715498.113232385.43001345413---152-----346649136---1
199114614498.612022682.22001203714---146------104494932--11
1992352777.1982237.1800132016---9-----151753-6--13
199314414097.212042086.14001248120---------140163710601--2
1994112112100.01040892.9000104422--14------99---112-----
199611210997.39331883.930094457--97------13-6413-257--3
199712011797.510531488.3201106408--1435-----70-22744453431
1999100.00110.01000000--1-------------1--
2001252288.0173868.030017041--23--------23-----11
20021257358.467524068.0440885024--95------2253211977628
20031033836.932655348.54102450402--75--------11153418142
20041257257.651533671.2500389489--84------1-61636342-40
20051084945.437594261.1520766174--62------4125114073336
2006952526.323702078.9661375101--27--3---3122810118449
2007551730.914381278.2370143210--16--2---1---22421134
Totals2526214584.9178738154178.63235531985605824000508663715700037518668435026239915313781274
GP: Games Played GS: Games in starting lineup GS%: % of Games in starting lineup CG: Games Completed DNS: Did not start game in lineup DNF: Did not finish GF%: Games Finished% PH: Entered game as Pinch Hitter PR: Entered game as Pinch Runner DR: Entered Game as Defensive Replacement GF: Games Finished PH2: Left game for a pinch hitter PR2: Left game for a pinch runner DR2: Left game for defensive replacement P: Games at Pitcher C: Games at catcher 1B: Games at first base 2B: Games at second base SS: Games at shortstop 3B: Games at third base LF: Games in left field CF: Games in center field RF: Games in right field DH: Games as designated hitter 1-9: Games per batting slot

On Base

YearTeamGPPAABTBAVGOBPSLGOPSHPH1B1B-IF1B-OF1B-B2B3BHRHR1HR2HR3GSIPHRWO-HWO-HRROEBBIBBBB4ldBBBB_BLHBPSHSFCIRBIon HROtherHR-BI%On Out
1982PHI1632299.276.323.310.6338-716-1---------121-1--1--3-30.00-
1983CLE149598560217.273.306.388.693153-113248912488512-1--8271-7-236-80136716.2512
1984CLE160718658229.286.331.348.679188-15821561225311-1---15431-7-6110-797728.8616
1985CLE160703636242.288.343.381.723183-14021381334623-1---10542-824-9-90127813.3315
1986CLE148635598253.306.339.423.762183-13811127230510631----8321-3---5-74155920.277
1987CLE128560495212.319.389.428.8181581123611722438431----10572-4-3-5-52133925.009
1988CLE152676613251.303.361.409.771186-14721126223610811----35641820-214-54134124.076
1989TEX150621548253.316.386.462.848173112410114-31513823--19666111010-1-6-92217122.837
1990TEX157670582234.296.383.402.785172113313120-271112711-1-108231312-222-69234633.339
1991TEX146659589279.341.408.474.882201115633123727315861----7658158-3-2-78235529.499
1992TEX3512310738.234.328.355.6832531651117-21-1-----15243--1--84450.001
1993TEX144607532233.289.360.438.7981541106119533131484-2-1-26241211-157-84246028.579
1994CHA112505433221.319.406.510.916138-9716813192201253----5624614-5-5-98316731.6314
1996CLE112499432203.322.407.470.8771391104119312011410211-210361281143-3-76215527.637
1997CLE-MIL120505430155.270.369.360.730116-921478-1617331----769415142114-44123227.275
1999TBA111-.000.000.000.000-----------------------------0.00-
2001ATL251019040.300.376.444.82127120-20-4-33------2101---1---113827.27-
2002ATL125383338129.284.357.382.73996776175-131642-----4393561123-3082226.673
2003ATL10322319789.294.372.452.82458939237-122541---1-2255322--1-3162519.352
2004ATL125361320141.309.378.441.818991572864-18361311---2364262113-57144324.567
2005ATL108265233105.275.348.451.799641442537112193321----27136-113-42192345.245
2006NYN9517916561.273.330.370.699451533132-10-2-11-----1322121---2652119.232
2007NYN-ATL551069026.222.321.289.61020816313-3-1-1-----114133---2-1621412.502
Totals:2526973086763620.298.365.417.7822586781952200175225407541739352208161910691767119157153819800119428990524.20147
GP: Games Played PA: Plate Appearances AB: At Bats (Official) TB: Total Bases AVG: Batting Average OBP: On Base Percentage SLG: Slugging Percentage OPS: On Base Plus Slugging H: Hits PH: Pinch hits 1B: Singles 1B-IF: Infield Singles 1B-OF: Outfield Singles 1B-B: Bunt Singles 2B: Doubles 3B: Triples HR: Home Runs HR1: Solo Homers HR2: 2-run Homers HR3: 3-run Homers GS: Grand Slams IPHR: Inside the park homer WO-H: Walkoff hits WO-HR: Walkoff homers ROE: Reached on Error BB: Walks IBB: Intentional Walks BB4: Walked on 4 pitches ldBB: Leadoff walks BB_BL: Bases loaded walks HBP: Hit by Pitch SH: Sacrifice Hits SF: Sacrifice Flies CI: Catcher's INTerference RBI: Runs Batted In on HR: RBIs on Homers Other: RBIs not on Homers HR-BI%: % of RBIs due to homers On Out: RBIS on productive outs (includes sac hit/fly)

Outs

Top
YearOutsSOGOAOFlyLinePopG/AGDPOppGDP%FCFOProdSO-SwSO-Ca%SwTipSO3PC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFIFOFIF%
19822141522--7.501425.00-22--0.0--3-26311-115288.2
1983408502021561311871.292113815.22-3442--0.0--1763047876025493724711169.0
1984464682141821802-1.182114514.4822351--0.0--262377486419536826613067.2
19854477420416914227-1.212613219.7051754--0.0--1742669924714485625511868.4
19864066519115013515-1.272813321.0561634--0.0--1452177833214365923210968.0
19873285618983701122.282311619.8341245--0.0--23119557534524362076576.1
198842472217135923761.61179418.0951518512170.8-921-1766983910386324111168.5
1989371691481549645130.962711124.3241712521575.4-111321234703714497116813455.6
1990403831741468639211.19121309.2311030562567.5-111711769683215416020411663.8
1991381781751289023151.371312610.3221944582074.4-712-1446844011375919610764.7
19928217501511133.3331816.6711614382.4-572220175-39531281.5
199338795171121753791.411610016.001943712074.7411173105369349425518610663.7
199429475132875323111.521411811.8612240532170.72913-17385224727411447565.8
19962908215157322052.65149514.7431230403048.81101619446624217291604876.9
199731111613362332632.15179318.2811018703560.341610-14445326216301474875.4
199911--------------10.0-----------00--
20016120172416530.7131618.75-1113765.0-24-73362412231856.1
20022417511254411212.07136918.842621532270.7-121521332451339341204672.3
200313743613323911.8585016.001210331076.7268-8192561819662870.2
20042236810451341162.04107413.51-1319531577.951314113284416415201163974.8
2005172577936251012.19105617.861111749886.0-891525291611019853073.9
200612049492214712.23113729.73-36391079.6175-3151911-414531874.6
20077123341414--2.4322010.00-31016769.6-25-49115158341470.8
Totals604313402822188113953781081.50310187516.534025855372127053.8191392863130087354911791505358003218148568.4
Outs: Total Outs SO:Strikeouts GO: Groundouts AO: AirOuts Fly: Flyouts Line: Lineouts Pop: Popouts G/A: Groundout to Airout Ratio GDP: Grounded into double play Opp: Opportunities to ground into double play GDP%: Ground into DP percentage FC: Fielder's Choices FO: Forceouts Prod: Productive Outs (Baserunners advanced on out) SO-Sw: Struck out swinging SO-Ca: Stuck out looking (called) %Sw: Pct of strikeouts that were swinging Tip: Struck out foul tip SO3: Struck out on 3 pitches P: Out on ball fielded by Pitcher C: Out on ball fielded by Catcher 1B: Out on ball fielded by First Baseman 2B: Out on ball fielded by Second Baseman SS: Out on ball fielded by Shortstop 3B: Out on ball fielded by Third Baseman LF: Out on ball fielded by Left Fielder CF: Out on ball fielded by Center Fielder RF: Out on ball fielded by Right Fielder IF: Out on ball fielded by an Infielder OF: Out on ball fielded by an Outfielder IF%: % of outs by infielders.

Baserunning Statistics

YearTeamsGPPAOBRR%SB2OOB
1982PHI163213323.0801
1983CLE1495982206830.91293
1984CLE1607182758229.82166
1985CLE1607032719735.79134
1986CLE1486352448032.79104
1987CLE1285602458635.10305
1988CLE1526762678832.96224
1989TEX1506212668030.08170
1990TEX1576702769634.78273
1991TEX14665929710836.36323
1992TEX35123421945.2410
1993TEX1446072298537.1260
1994CHA1125052327231.0383
1996CLE1124992237232.2963
1997CLE-MIL1205052046833.33123
1999TBA1100--00
2001ATL25101411331.7101
2002ATL1253831485134.4652
2003ATL103223882831.8201
2004ATL1253611503724.6742
2005ATL1082651053028.5733
2006NYN95179631422.2241
2007NYN-ATL5510638821.0520

Pitch Summary

Top
YearTeamGPPAABBBSOHBPPitStrBalFouCaSwMsIntInPlP/PAFPSFPS%FP-SWFP-IPFP-SW%FP-IP%CtSwSwMs%Sw%Str%Bal%Foul%IP-SW%IP-PA%3-03-0sw3-0sw%
1982PHI16322924---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1983CLE14959856027502--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1984CLE16071865843686--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1985CLE16070363654744--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1986CLE1486355983265---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1987CLE12856049557563--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1988CLE1526766135672224341456978299499123115333.6034851.481105616.278.2883295712.8539.3259.8240.1812.2855.6978.8538-0.0
1989TEX1506215486669122441333911306412138494653.6127343.96663710.635.9677192114.9841.0459.4040.6013.6450.4974.882926.9
1990TEX15767058282832249714651032333488147194913.7327841.49793711.795.5282497715.0539.1358.6741.3313.3450.2673.2837616.2
1991TEX14665958965783254415241020405465141235133.8630946.891115216.847.89918105913.3141.6359.9140.0915.9248.4477.8541-0.0
1992TEX351231071517-4842802046692316913.934939.8415812.206.5015718816.4938.8457.8542.1513.6448.4073.985-0.0
1993TEX1446075326295124431446997395440171264384.0228146.29974015.986.59833100617.0041.1859.1940.8116.1743.5472.163026.7
1994CHA1125054336275519911199792337365143143543.9424247.92974219.218.3269183417.1541.8960.2239.7816.9342.4570.1026934.6
1996CLE112499432618231793107471930036697123103.5919639.2846209.224.0161070813.7039.4959.9040.1016.7343.7962.1222522.7
1997CLE-MIL12050543069116119821185797352388148162963.9220540.59542210.694.3664879718.5740.2159.7940.2117.7637.1458.6134720.6
1999TBA111-1-54122---5.00-0.00--0.000.00220.0040.0080.0020.0040.000.000.00----
2001ATL2510190102013902421486773324703.865150.5019918.818.9113716918.9343.3362.0537.9517.1841.4269.316-0.0
2002ATL125383338397511537958579305249136122684.0121355.61993825.859.9257370919.1846.1362.3337.6719.8437.8069.9710-0.0
2003ATL1032231972543-88952736214316168181553.999542.60291113.004.9329836618.5841.1759.2840.7216.0942.3569.5110-0.0
2004ATL125361320366811410880530266234124152563.9115542.94662718.287.4852264619.2045.8262.4137.5918.8739.6370.9115213.3
2005ATL10826523327571108067940119918311711804.0810138.11371913.967.1737949623.5945.9362.8737.1318.4336.2967.9210-0.0
2006NYN95179165134917354612741341228981164.114726.2618310.061.6825033926.2546.1262.7237.2818.2334.2264.808-0.0
2007NYN-ATL55106901423-4302671637081474694.064441.5115814.157.5513918625.2743.2662.0937.9116.2837.1065.094-0.0
GP: Games Played PA: Plate Appearances AB: At Bats BB: Walks SO: Strikeouts HBP: Hit by Pitch Pit: Pitches Faced Str: Strikes Bal: Balls Fou: Fouls Ca: Called Strikes SwMs: Swing and Miss Strikes Int: intent Balls InPl: Balls in Play P/PA: Pitches per Plate Appearance FPS: First Pitch Strikes FPS%: First Pitch Strike% FP-Sw: Swung on first pitch FP-IP%: First Pitch in Play % Ct: Contact (In Play + Fouls) Sw: Total Swings SwMs%: Swing/Miss% Sw%: Swing % Str%: Strike % (Strikes/Pitches) Bal%: Balls % (Balls/Pitches) Foul%: Foul % (Fouls/Pitches) IP-SW%: % of Balls put in play on swings IP-PA%: % of plate appearances with balls put in play 3-0: Counts of 3-0 3-0sw: Swings on count of 3-0 3-0sw%: % of Swings on count of 3-0

Player Ejections

Top
Game DateUmpireReason
1984-06-22Mark JohnsonBalls and strikes
1988-07-04Ted HendryCalled third strike
2006-05-09Doug EddingsBalls and strikes (from on deck circle)
3 ejection(s) listed