Baseball Blogs Weigh In: Phillies, Cruz, Yankees

On this date in 2007, the second inning match up of Julio Franco hitting against Randy Johnson marked the oldest hitter-pitcher confrontation in big league history. With a mere 92+ years of age between the two of them, the nearly 49-year old Mets first baseman took the Diamondback southpaw, four months shy of 44, deep to extend his own record as the oldest player to homer, and with his ninth inning swipe of second he continued to be the oldest to steal a base.  Here’s this week’s look around the baseball blogosphere..

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