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Julio Franco – Atlanta Braves

At Turner Field on June 4, 2004, Julio Franco became the oldest player in baseball history to hit a grand slam. The 45 year-old Dominican first baseman’s first inning base-loaded home run proves to be the difference as the Braves beat the Phillies, 8-4.

Julio was a work horse. He continued to play in the majors until 2007 but played on minor and international teams until 2015.

Look at this team history:

4,000 Professional Hit Club: Now this is amazing, Franco compiled over 4,200 hits in his 26-year professional career, making him one of only seven known players with at least 4,000 professional hits (the others being Pete RoseTy CobbHank AaronJigger StatzStan Musial, Derek Jeter, and Ichiro Suzuki.

Source: Wikipedia

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