Ralph Branca facts for kids
January 6, 1926|
Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.
|Died: November 23, 2016
Rye, New York, U.S.
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|June 12, 1944 for the Brooklyn Dodgers|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 7, 1956 for the Brooklyn Dodgers|
|Earned run average||3.79|
|* Brooklyn Dodgers (1944–1953)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* 3× All-Star (1947–1949)|
Ralph Theodore Joseph Branca (January 6, 1926 – November 23, 2016) was an American baseball player. He was a former starting pitcher in Major League Baseball. From 1944 through 1956, Branca played for the Brooklyn Dodgers (1944–53, 1956), Detroit Tigers (1953–54), and New York Yankees (1954).
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