At Age 56, Julio Franco Still Taking His Cuts

56-year-old former major leaguer Julio Franco is the player-manager of a semi-pro baseball team in Japan. The ageless player is the oldest major leaguer to hit a home run, when at age 48, he hit a 2-run shot off Randy Johnson.
Julio began his professional career at age 19 in 1978 and played his last season in the majors in 2007.

Julio’s son, Joshua, is currently a 20-year-old minor league infielder in the Seattle Mariners organization.

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