Grandma's Scorebook

John Franco’s Debut

  • 1984
  • Debuts & Firsts

John Franco makes his debut

Braves 4, Reds 2 in Atlanta

April 24, 1984: John Franco made his MLB debut against the Braves at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. He relieved Ted Power in B8. 

1st AB B8 Glenn Hubbard, walk

1st Hit B8 Bruce Benedict, single

1st out & strikeout B8, he stuck out Steve Bedrosian

1 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 1 SO

He ended his career with 975 strikeouts