John Franco

Houston Astros #31 - Pitcher

  • Born: 09/17/60
  • Age: 61
  • Height: 5-10
  • Weight: 185

1989 Cubs Historical Heroes and Goats: Part 8


The Cubs look to build off of a positive week

Mets Morning News for December 6, 2020

Your Sunday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links.

Revisiting the 2000 Mets’ pennant-clinching Game 5 victory over the Cardinals


Mike Hampton threw a gem in the game that sent the Mets to the World Series.

Revisiting the Mets’ 1999 NLCS loss to the Braves

The series featured one of the most memorable games in Mets history, but their woes against the Braves continued

Expectations have lowered for Jeurys Familia

Once a dominant closer, Familia will likely start the season in middle relief

31 players, 7 staff members test positive for the coronavirus


On Friday, the MLB announced the results from their first round of coronavirus testing and you could argue that they are actually pretty good, all things considered. The first set of results for...

On this Date in Padres History 6/30/2012: Grandal makes history from both sides of the plate


Grandal spent three seasons in San Diego before being traded to the Dodgers.

Braves Flashback/Recap: June 28


In 2001, Javy Lopez obliterated the Mets with a game-tying homer and a walk-off grand slam

The legacy of Jackie Robinson

"But as I write these words now I cannot stand and sing the National Anthem. I have learned that I remain a black in a white world."

On this Date in Padres History 6/2/2016: Padres drop 10-run lead in historic comeback by Seattle


On this date in San Diego Padres history, the Friars were unfortunately on the wrong side of history in a high-scoring affair with the Seattle Mariners at Petco Park. After the first five innings,...

Braves Flashback/Recap: May 30


Maddux, Glavine, and Smoltz — all in the same game!

Memorable Mets Game: September 21, 2001

Following an unimaginable tragedy, baseball helped a city and a nation begin to heal.