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.


Jack Quinn (Sporting News)

One Comment on “This day in baseball”

  1. wkkortas says:

    Bartolo Colon, honing his swing and biding his time.

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