JEFF FRANCOEUR

    • 2001 Won silver medal with Team USA in Junior Pan-Am Games
    • USA Today All-American in baseball as high school senior
    • Finished HS career with 55 home runs, 164 RBIs, .443 average
    • Hit 20 homers as a junior and 16 as a senior
    • Won two state titles in baseball and two in football at Parkview
    • Had 15 interceptions as a junior in high school
    • Had 1,035 receiving yards and 14 TD catches as a senior
    • Named state¹s football Player of the Year as a senior
    • Signed a football scholarship to Clemson
    • 2002 Picked in the first round of the MLB Draft by Atlanta Braves
    • 2003 Atlanta Braves South Atlantic League All-Star selection
    • 2003 Member of the Carolina League regular season and postseason All-Star team.
    • 2004 Named the top prospect in the Braves organization by Baseball America.
    • 2004 Awarded largest signing bonus ($2.2 million) in Braves history
    • 2005 Sports Illustrated Cover.  Dubbed “The Natural” after hitting .360 with a 1.067 OPS in his first 37 games
    • 2005 Hit a 3-run homer to center field in the bottom of the 8th inning, against Chicago Cubs. First Major League hit.
    • 2005, Was selected to play in the All-Star Futures Game before getting called up by Atlanta July 6, 2005
    • 2007 Received Rawlings Gold Glove Award
    • 12 Major League seasons, 1,481 games and 160 homers
    • 2017 Fox Sports Braves analyst
    • Nicknamed “Frenchy”, American professional baseball right fielder (MLB)

 

 

Jeff Francoeur’s 2005 Atlanta Braves debut

Jeff Francoeur turns the page as FOX Sports South Braves broadcaster

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Jeff Francoeur talks Braves, MLB with Cole Hamels, Freddie Freeman

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