John Franco

Houston Astros #31 - Pitcher

  • Born: 09/17/60
  • Age: 53
  • Height: 5-10
  • Weight: 185

Red Reposter - Remembering Tony Gwynn


Baseball lost one of its very, very good guys and all-time greats yesterday.

Mets Afternoon News for January 5, 2014

Your Sunday dose of New York Mets and Major League Baseball news, notes, and links.

This Day in Reds History: Cincy sells a former MVP


On this day in Reds history, Cincinnati sold Frank McCormick to the Phillies.

1993: The year the Mets broke


This year marks the 20th anniversary of the 1993 Mets, a monstrous team that defined the franchise's course and reputation for the next two decades.

This Date In Mets History: July 25

Bob Murphy told us that the Mets won the damn game 10-9, 23 years ago.

This Date in Mets History: July 15

Cliff Floyd and Carlos Beltran hit grand slams as Mets set club record of 11 runs in one inning.


Pedro Martinez gives away free ice cream

Like, with his own hands, to people in need of ice cream and Pedro.

Q&A with Dwight Gooden and John Franco


The two former Mets pitchers answered a few questions at a media event on Tuesday.

This Date In Mets History: May 22


With Mike Piazza en route to Shea, Mets play inspired baseball in thrilling win at Shea.

This Date in Mets History: May 10


Rickey Henderson batted for the 10,000th time in his career on this date in 2000. That's what 20-plus years of batting leadoff will get you.

This Date In Mets History: May 2


Al Jackson pitches masterfully and Joe Crawford celebrates a birthday,

This Date in Mets History: April 29


John Franco picked up his first career save. A dozen years later, he recorded number 300.

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