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: