This day in baseball

On June 27, 1930, A’s pitcher Jack Quinn became the oldest player in Major League history to hit a home run, at the age of 46 years and 357 days.  He held the record until April 20, 2006, when Julio Franco hit a home run at the age of 47 years and 240 days old.  Julio Franco continues to hold the record of oldest player to hit a home run, set on May 4, 2007 at the age of 48 years and 254 days old.

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Jack Quinn (Sporting News)

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One Comment on “This day in baseball”

  1. wkkortas says:

    Bartolo Colon, honing his swing and biding his time.


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