Wednesday, November 23, 2016

RIP Ralph Branca

News comes to our crack staff of the passing of Ralph Branca.

He should be remembered for more than a footnote, serving up one of the most famous (or infamous) home runs in baseball history. He was a twenty-game winner one time, and finished his too short career at the age of thirty, after amassing a 88-68 record, and a respectable 3.79 ERA.

He was a three time All-Star, and was the father-in-law of former skipper Bobby Valentine.

He was ninety years old at his passing.

Some praise from his contemporaries:

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