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JOHN FRANCO

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1979-2005
Positions
P-1201
Born
September 17, 1960  (53.350)
Place
Ht/Wt
5-10 / 185
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
High School
Lafayette  (Brooklyn,NY)
College:
Drafted:
Los Angeles Dodgers:  1981-5-125 (June-Reg) 
Full Name
John Anthony Franco 
TBC Player ID
1031
MLB Debut
April 24, 1984  (23.219)
Father of J.J. Franco

Control
44
K-Rating
68
Efficiency
50
vsPower
81

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OFF THE FIELD
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Jeff Reardon (88.96)
2.  Sparky Lyle (88.76)
3.  Kent Tekulve (87.75)
4.  Lee Smith (85.43)
5.  Trevor Hoffman (84.09)
6.  Bruce Sutter (83.54)
7.  Doug Jones (82.85)
8.  Roberto Hernandez (80.98)
9.  Dan Quisenberry (78.1)
10.  Don McMahon (78.07)
Age: 24
1.  Butch Metzger (88.29)
2.  Ron Willis (84.86)
3.  Al Hrabosky (82.34)
4.  Bruce Sutter (82.14)
5.  Pat Clements (80.88)
6.  Ed Vande Berg (78.84)
7.  Cla Meredith (77.31)
8.  Bill Atkinson (77.25)
9.  Joe Smith (76.78)
10.  Manuel Corpas (76.73)
Age: 25
1.  Sparky Lyle (87.37)
2.  Mark Wohlers (86.89)
3.  Ron Davis (85.91)
4.  Bruce Sutter (85.87)
5.  Scott Radinsky (84.54)
6.  Stan Belinda (84.25)
7.  Jack Baldschun (83.44)
8.  Dave LaRoche (83.04)
9.  Danny Graves (82.83)
10.  Jonathan Broxton (82.79)
Age: 26
1.  Sparky Lyle (91.69)
2.  Bruce Sutter (89.5)
3.  Mark Wohlers (89.28)
4.  Jack Baldschun (88.06)
5.  Jonathan Broxton (87.57)
6.  Danny Graves (86.75)
7.  Stan Belinda (86.6)
8.  Al Hrabosky (83.95)
9.  Wayne Granger (83.9)
10.  Chuck McElroy (83.21)
Age: 27
1.  Sparky Lyle (93.56)
2.  Bruce Sutter (89.52)
3.  Mark Wohlers (89.35)
4.  Wayne Granger (88.64)
5.  Jonathan Broxton (87.31)
6.  Jeff Reardon (86.05)
7.  Billy Koch (85.33)
8.  Dick Radatz (85.07)
9.  Jack Baldschun (84.95)
10.  Danny Graves (83.48)
Age: 28
1.  Sparky Lyle (93.98)
2.  Bruce Sutter (92.16)
3.  Jonathan Broxton (89.39)
4.  Wayne Granger (87.9)
5.  Jeff Reardon (87.43)
6.  Dick Radatz (85.86)
7.  Mark Wohlers (85.86)
8.  Billy Koch (84.99)
9.  Bobby Thigpen (84.6)
10.  Jack Baldschun (84.07)
Age: 29
1.  Sparky Lyle (93.52)
2.  Bruce Sutter (90.07)
3.  Jeff Reardon (88.56)
4.  Wayne Granger (86.94)
5.  Bobby Thigpen (85.85)
6.  Mel Rojas (85.32)
7.  Huston Street (85.09)
8.  Dick Radatz (84.85)
9.  Jonathan Broxton (84.71)
10.  Matt Capps (84.57)
Age: 30
1.  Sparky Lyle (91.67)
2.  Bruce Sutter (87.85)
3.  Jeff Reardon (87.73)
4.  Mike Henneman (86.32)
5.  Bobby Thigpen (84.52)
6.  Jack Baldschun (84.03)
7.  Wayne Granger (83.83)
8.  Gregg Olson (83.72)
9.  Dick Radatz (83.56)
10.  Braden Looper (82.14)
Age: 31
1.  Mike Henneman (89.2)
2.  Gary Lavelle (87.86)
3.  Gregg Olson (87.66)
4.  Sparky Lyle (87.2)
5.  Dan Quisenberry (85.29)
6.  Fernando Rodney (83.87)
7.  Bobby Thigpen (83.03)
8.  Jack Aker (82.82)
9.  Jack Baldschun (82.65)
10.  Wayne Granger (82.58)
Age: 32
1.  Gregg Olson (90.48)
2.  Dan Quisenberry (89.43)
3.  Mike Henneman (89.39)
4.  Francisco Rodriguez (85.04)
5.  Jack Aker (84.48)
6.  Jeff Reardon (84.39)
7.  Wayne Granger (83.56)
8.  Sparky Lyle (83.56)
9.  Bobby Thigpen (83.48)
10.  Tom Niedenfuer (83.33)
Age: 33
1.  Mike Henneman (89.86)
2.  Dan Quisenberry (89.52)
3.  Gregg Olson (89.03)
4.  Francisco Rodriguez (85.32)
5.  Francisco Cordero (83.75)
6.  Todd Jones (83.4)
7.  Rod Beck (83.1)
8.  Jack Aker (82.94)
9.  Jeff Reardon (82.82)
10.  Wayne Granger (82.65)
Age: 34
1.  Mike Henneman (89.75)
2.  Dan Quisenberry (89.24)
3.  Gregg Olson (87.21)
4.  Bruce Sutter (85.79)
5.  Francisco Cordero (85.57)
6.  Francisco Rodriguez (85.35)
7.  Trevor Hoffman (84.31)
8.  Rod Beck (83.82)
9.  Jeff Reardon (83.59)
10.  Jack Aker (82.45)
Age: 35
1.  Francisco Cordero (88.64)
2.  Mike Henneman (87.69)
3.  Dan Quisenberry (86.95)
4.  Kent Tekulve (86.47)
5.  Bob Locker (84.91)
6.  Bruce Sutter (84.56)
7.  Gregg Olson (84.32)
8.  Trevor Hoffman (83.14)
9.  Francisco Rodriguez (82.92)
10.  Jeff Reardon (82.19)
Age: 36
1.  Francisco Cordero (89.06)
2.  Kent Tekulve (88.27)
3.  Bruce Sutter (86.4)
4.  Dan Quisenberry (86.03)
5.  Mike Henneman (84.34)
6.  Trevor Hoffman (83.16)
7.  Jeff Reardon (82.53)
8.  Bob Locker (81.35)
9.  Gregg Olson (80.95)
10.  Billy Wagner (80.36)
Age: 37
1.  Kent Tekulve (89.43)
2.  Bruce Sutter (89.41)
3.  Francisco Cordero (88.08)
4.  Dan Quisenberry (87.09)
5.  Jeff Reardon (83.75)
6.  Trevor Hoffman (83.67)
7.  Gary Lavelle (80.42)
8.  Mike Henneman (79.98)
9.  Mariano Rivera (79.73)
10.  Bob Locker (79.72)
Age: 38
1.  Kent Tekulve (90.65)
2.  Bruce Sutter (89.97)
3.  Dan Quisenberry (87.54)
4.  Francisco Cordero (86.85)
5.  Jeff Reardon (84.92)
6.  Trevor Hoffman (83.38)
7.  Mariano Rivera (81.45)
8.  Billy Wagner (80.35)
9.  Gary Lavelle (79.8)
10.  Jeff Nelson (78.9)
Age: 39
1.  Bruce Sutter (89.46)
2.  Kent Tekulve (89.13)
3.  Jeff Reardon (87.95)
4.  Dan Quisenberry (86.19)
5.  Francisco Cordero (85.12)
6.  Trevor Hoffman (84.11)
7.  Gary Lavelle (80.99)
8.  Sparky Lyle (80.74)
9.  Mariano Rivera (80.73)
10.  Ron Perranoski (79.75)
Age: 40
1.  Jeff Reardon (89.8)
2.  Kent Tekulve (88.43)
3.  Bruce Sutter (87.85)
4.  Sparky Lyle (84.94)
5.  Trevor Hoffman (84.12)
6.  Dan Quisenberry (83.46)
7.  Francisco Cordero (82.15)
8.  Roberto Hernandez (80.39)
9.  Jesse Orosco (80)
10.  Lee Smith (79.98)
Age: 41
1.  Jeff Reardon (89.8)
2.  Bruce Sutter (87.85)
3.  Kent Tekulve (85.44)
4.  Trevor Hoffman (85.27)
5.  Sparky Lyle (84.94)
6.  Dan Quisenberry (83.46)
7.  Francisco Cordero (82.15)
8.  Roberto Hernandez (80.83)
9.  Doug Jones (80.7)
10.  Lee Smith (79.98)
Age: 42
1.  Jeff Reardon (90.26)
2.  Bruce Sutter (87.09)
3.  Trevor Hoffman (86.93)
4.  Sparky Lyle (86.17)
5.  Kent Tekulve (84.59)
6.  Doug Jones (82.61)
7.  Lee Smith (82.29)
8.  Dan Quisenberry (81.73)
9.  Roberto Hernandez (80.7)
10.  Francisco Cordero (80.41)
Age: 43
1.  Jeff Reardon (89.56)
2.  Sparky Lyle (88.18)
3.  Kent Tekulve (87.01)
4.  Lee Smith (85.08)
5.  Trevor Hoffman (85.03)
6.  Bruce Sutter (84.38)
7.  Doug Jones (82.73)
8.  Roberto Hernandez (81)
9.  Jesse Orosco (80.26)
10.  Dan Quisenberry (78.92)
Age: 44
1.  Jeff Reardon (88.96)
2.  Sparky Lyle (88.76)
3.  Kent Tekulve (87.75)
4.  Lee Smith (85.43)
5.  Trevor Hoffman (84.09)
6.  Bruce Sutter (83.54)
7.  Doug Jones (82.85)
8.  Roberto Hernandez (80.98)
9.  Jesse Orosco (80.16)
10.  Dan Quisenberry (78.1)
Age: 45
1.  Jeff Reardon (88.96)
2.  Sparky Lyle (88.76)
3.  Kent Tekulve (87.75)
4.  Lee Smith (85.43)
5.  Trevor Hoffman (84.09)
6.  Bruce Sutter (83.54)
7.  Doug Jones (82.85)
8.  Roberto Hernandez (80.98)
9.  Jesse Orosco (79.41)
10.  Dan Quisenberry (78.1)


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