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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Anthony Franco
Stat Years
1979-2005  [mlb] 1984-2005
5-10 / 185
Left / Left
P (1201)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
High School
Lafayette (Brooklyn,NY)
St. John's University (New York, New York)
Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in Round #5 (#125 overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1984-04-24 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.219)
Service Time
NYN [14] CIN [7] LAN [3] HOU [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 1031 ... retro id: franj001 ... mlbam id: 114374
Father of J.J. Franco
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On Base

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