On July 29, 2006 — Julio Franco became the oldest player ever to pinch run when he takes Carlos Delgado’s place on the basepaths after the Mets’ infielder is hit by a pitch in the fourth inning. The 47 year-old pinch-runner, who will stay in the game to play first, steals second base and will advance to third on the catcher’s error in the Mets’ 11-4 win over Atlanta at Turner Field.

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