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Ralph Branca

Ralph Theodore Joseph Branca (Hawk)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 220 lb.

Born: January 6, 1926 in Mount Vernon, NY
High School: Davis HS (Mount Vernon, NY)
School: New York University (New York, NY)
by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1943. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 12, 1944 (Age 18.158, 7,635th in MLB history)   vs. NYG 3.1 IP, 2 H, 3 SO, 0 BB, 1 ER
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1945 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Dodgers/Tigers/Yankees 1944-1956

Last Game: September 7, 1956 (Age 30.245)   vs. NYG 2.0 IP, 1 H, 2 SO, 2 BB, 0 ER
Died: November 23, 2016 in Rye, New York, USA
Relatives: Father-In-Law of Bobby Valentine
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Team Record in Appearances: 0-1 / Days Rest, Run Support and Inning/Score Usage Below

1956 Pitching Gamelog

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Rk Gcar Gtm Date Tm Opp Rslt Inngs Dec DR IP H R ER BB SO HR HBP ERA BF Pit Str StL StS GB FB LD PU Unk GSc IR IS SB CS PO AB 2B 3B IBB GDP SF ROE aLI WPA RE24 Entered Exited
1 322 134 Sep 7(1) BRO NYG L,2-6 8-GF 99 2.0 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0.00 9 31 18 5 5 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 .04 0.004 1.04 8t --- 0 out d6 9t end d 5
BRO 2.0 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 0.00 9 0

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