Ralph Branca

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Birthday
6, 1926
Birthplace
Mount Vernon, NY
Death Date
Nov 23, 2016 (90)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
6, 1926
Birthplace
Mount Vernon, NY
Death Date
Nov 23, 2016 (90)

About

Former pitcher for the Brooklyn Dodgers who also played for the Detroit Tigers and the New York Yankees.

Before Fame

He attended New York University.

Trivia

He was featured in a book called The Echoing Green: The Untold Story of Bobby Thomson, Ralph Branca, and The Shot Heard Round the World.

Family Life

He was raised Catholic even though his mother was Jewish.

Associated With

He played alongside Jackie Robinson when other players refused to.