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      July 16, 2014

      Julio Franco: Baseball's Real Iron Man

      What do you do with an ageless wonder? That's the question surrounding Julio Franco, who, at this point, is more sea tortoise than man. Franco made his debut as a Philadelphia Phillie during the Reagan Administration. He played his last game in the Majors in the fall of 2007 at the age of 49, ultimately clocking 23 seasons at the pinnacle of his sport. Julio Franco is back and attempting a return to baseball with the Fort Worth Cats of the independent United League as a player/manager. That is insane enough in and of itself. Crazier still is that no one is really doubting him.

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