Matt Franco

Matthew Neil Franco
Batted: Left
Threw: Right
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 200 lbs.
Born: August 19, 1969 in Santa Monica, CA
Drafted: 7th round 1987 by the Chicago Cubs
Acquired: traded from the Cubs for a player to be named later (Chris DeWitt), April 1996
Departed: as a free agent, October 2001

 

Kurt Russell's nephew, and a decent pinch-hitter. Matt is pictured on his card from the 1994 Action Packed Scouting Report set here, and on five more cards below.

  

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BATTING RECORD

YEAR CLUB     G   AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB SB CS  SO  BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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1995 Chi NL  16   17   3   5  1  0  0   1   6  0  0   4   0   0   0  0 .294 .353 .294
1996 *METS*  14   31   3   6  1  0  1   2  10  0  0   5   1   1   0  1 .235 .323 .194
1997 *METS* 112  163  21  45  5  0  5  21  65  1  0  23  13   0   0  0 .330 .399 .276
1998 *METS* 103  161  20  44  7  2  1  13  58  0  1  26  23   1   1  1 .366 .360 .273
1999 *METS* 122  132  18  31  5  0  4  21  48  0  0  21  28   0   0  1 .366 .364 .235
2000 *METS* 101  134   9  32  4  0  2  14  42  0  0  22  21   0   1  1 .340 .313 .239
2002 Atl NL  81  205  25  65 15  4  6  30 106  1  0  31  27   0   0  1 .395 .517 .317
2003 Atl NL 112  134  11  33  5  0  3  15  47  0  1  26  11   0   1  2 .299 .351 .246
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METS TOTALS 452  621  71 158 22  2 13  71 223  1  1  97  86   2   2  4 .345 .359 .254
OTHER CLUBS 209  356  39 103 21  4  9  46 159  1  1  61  38   0   1  3 .355 .447 .289
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CAREER TOTS 661  977 110 261 43  6 22 117 382  2  2 158 124   2   3  7 .349 .391 .267

 

PITCHING RECORD

YEAR CLUB    G GS CG  IP  W  L PCT  H  R ER SO BB ShO SV   ERA
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1999 *METS*  2  0  0 1.1  0  0 ---  3  2  2  2  3   0  0 13.50

 

JAPANESE BATTING RECORD

YEAR CLUB     G   AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB SB CS  SO  BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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2004 ChL PL 130  439  70 122 35  2 16  65 209  1  2  66  58   2   1  3 .363 .476 .278
2005 ChL PL 129  464  73 139 28  0 21  78 230  2  2  90  52   2   1  1 .372 .496 .300
2006 ChL PL  91  274  33  72  8  0  7  20 101  1  1  49  21   1   1  1 .316 .369 .263
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CAREER TOTS 350 1177 176 333 71  2 44 163 540  4  5 205 131   5   3  5 .356 .459 .283

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This is a list of the Matt Franco cards that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third.

1990 Sully's Pub

1998 Stadium Club

2003 Topps

2004 BBM Marines

1987 ProCards Wytheville Cubs #2753

1989 ProCards Charleston Wheelers #1748

1990 Sully's Pub Peoria Chiefs #11

1991 Classic Best #134
1991 ProCards Winston-Salem Spirits #2836

1993 Fleer/ProCards Orlando Cubs #2791

1993-94 Fleer Excel #164

1994 Action Packed Scouting Report #46
1994 Action Packed Scouting Report #46
(autographed)
1994 Classic #141
1994 Fleer/ProCards Iowa Cubs #1281
1994 Upper Deck Top Prospects #242

1995 MultiAd Iowa Cubs #12

1996 Best Norfolk Tides #13
1996 Fleer #317
1996 Fleer #317
(autographed)
1996 Upper Deck Collector's Choice #492
1996 Upper Deck Collector's Choice Silver Signature #492

1997 Best Norfolk Tides #12

2000 Newark Star-Ledger

1998 Pacific Online Red #476
1998 Pacific Online Silver #476
1998 Topps Stadium Club #172
1998 Topps Stadium Club One of a Kind #172
(119/150)
1998 Upper Deck #443
1998 Upper Deck Collector's Choice #177

1999 Topps #268
1999 Topps Chrome #268

2000 MLB Showdown 1st Edition #283
2000 MLB Showdown Unlimited #283
2000 Newark Star-Ledger
2000 Topps Subway Series #11

2001 Choice Norfolk Tides #07
2001 Topps #510
2001 Topps Limited Edition #510
2001 Upper Deck Victory #452

2003 Topps #510
2003 Topps Total #561
2003 Upper Deck Forty Man #407

2004 BBM #108 (Japanese)
2004 BBM Chiba Lotte Marines #M70
(Japanese; Newcomer)

2005 BBM #142 (Japanese)
2005 BBM Chiba Lotte Marines #M039
(Japanese)

2006 BBM #17 (Japanese)

2009 SecureHorizons by UnitedHealthcare All-Time Norfolk/Tidewater Tides (white deck, two of spades)

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