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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Ralph Theodore Joseph Branca
Stat Years
1944-1956  [mlb] 1944-1956
Height/Weight
6-3 / 220
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (322)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
2016-11-23 [90.321]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Davis (Mount Vernon,NY)
Colleges
New York University (New York, New York)
Draft
MLB Debut
1944-06-12 - Boxscore  (Age: 18.157)
Service Time
Organizations
BRO [11] DET [2] NYA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 9135 ... retro id: branr103 ... mlbam id: 111378
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1944Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13181---027.05211001020144.2463635232164051.759.270.406.453.227.250.50.000
    1944MLB Totals: BRObyYearMLB----181---027.13211001020144.7463635232164051.769.370.416.523.267.330.50.000
    1945Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13192---563.04161570111109.2734437479696001.395.990.336.485.663.610.87.455
    1945MLB Totals: BRObyYearMLB----191---563.05161570111109.7734437479696001.396.020.336.515.693.630.87.455
    1946Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro20203---313.88241022714367.1623429441421101.538.290.535.485.614.541.02.750
    1946MLB Totals: BRObyYearMLB----201---313.89241022714367.3623429441421101.548.320.545.505.634.561.02.750
    1947Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13,20214---21122.674336154571280.02511008322981487161.258.070.713.154.763.211.51.636
    1947MLB Totals: BRObyYearMLB----211---21122.674336154571280.02511008322981487161.258.070.713.154.763.211.51.636
    1948Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13225---1493.513628111481215.2189938424801229041.257.891.003.345.093.881.53.609
    1948MLB Totals: BRObyYearMLB----221---1493.513628111481215.7189938424801229041.257.901.003.355.103.891.53.609
    1949Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13236---1354.39342792171186.21811009121911093021.468.731.014.395.264.821.20.722
    1949MLB Totals: BRObyYearMLB----231---1354.40342792171186.71811009121911093021.468.751.024.405.274.831.20.722
    1950Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13247---794.6943155016287142.0152807424551001401.469.631.523.496.345.071.82.438
    1950MLB Totals: BRObyYearMLB----241---794.6943155016287142.0152807424551001401.469.631.523.496.345.071.82.438
    1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13258---13123.26422713311153204.0180817419851186031.307.940.843.755.213.571.39.520
    1951MLB Totals: BRObyYearMLB----251---13123.26422713311153204.0180817419851186031.307.940.843.755.213.571.39.520
    1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro12269---423.841672059061.0522926821262041.207.671.183.103.844.281.24.667
    1952MLB Totals: BRObyYearMLB----261---423.841672059061.0522926821262041.207.671.183.103.844.281.24.667
    1953Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro132710---009.82700057011.01512124550021.8212.273.274.094.099.821.00.000
    1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet16,352710---474.15171470331102.0985547731505021.268.650.622.744.414.851.61.364
    1953MLB Totals: BRO-DETbyYearMLB----272---474.702414708101113.011367591136555041.329.000.882.874.385.341.53.364
    1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet352811---335.7617500412045.16333291030150022.0512.511.995.962.986.550.50.500
    1954New York YankeesALMLBnya242811---102.84530012012.295401370011.746.390.009.244.973.550.541.000
    1954MLB Totals: DET-NYAbyYearMLB----282---435.1222800514058.07238331043220031.9811.171.556.673.415.900.51.571
    1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro283012---000.0010001102.01000220001.504.500.009.009.000.001.00.000
    1956MLB Totals: BRObyYearMLB----301---000.0010001102.01000220001.504.500.009.009.000.001.00.000
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)88683.79322188711274134191,484.01372702625149663829446311.378.320.904.025.034.261.25.564
    National League Totals (11 yrs)80583.70283166641266117181,324.01202609545132589757396261.358.170.904.005.154.141.29.580
    American League Totals (3 yrs)8104.503922708171160.017093801774725051.539.560.964.164.055.230.97.444
    Brooklyn Dodgers Totals (11 yrs)80583.70283166641266117181,324.01202609545132589757396261.358.170.904.005.154.141.29.580
    Detroit Tigers Totals (2 yrs)7104.653419707151147.316188761761655041.519.851.043.733.985.381.07.412
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)102.95530012012.795401370011.806.640.009.595.163.690.541.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1944Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro1318p---1216000000000300000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1945Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro1319p---216401410000001102000.100.100.125.2254251.000.025.0000.0026.190.000.00.0025.0
    1946Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2020p---32418320000005800001.111.304.111.4152320.000.000.00021.7434.781.600.00.000.0
    1947Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13,2021p---4439781210090073409002.124.183.134.317113131.000.010.0006.1930.094.860.00.008.3
    1948Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro1322p---5367431510020051603003.203.253.216.46982161.000.013.0006.1019.513.200.00.006.7
    1949Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro1323p---634625510020092608001.081.197.097.2947961.000.016.00011.3932.912.890.00.0020.0
    1950Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro1324p---743343400270041007001.118.211.294.50545102.000.176.0008.8922.222.5017.04.4450.0
    1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro1325p---8426361110040022606001.175.200.190.39071121.048.015.0002.8236.6213.000.00.009.1
    1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro1226p---91619030002000901000.158.158.158.3162030.000.000.0000.0045.000.000.00.000.0
    1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet16,3527p---1017343401040021401002.118.167.176.3433761.118.058.0005.4137.847.000.00.0025.0
    1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet3528p---111713241001002300001.308.400.385.7851551.231.077.40013.3320.001.500.00.0025.0
    1954New York YankeesALMLBnya2428p---1154120000000000000.500.500.5001.000420.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)31446435666123100361600370012.142.204.172.376537809.108.030.2126.7029.804.44232.00.3713.6
    National League Totals (9 yrs)2754132956502260032143036009.136.198.162.360481677.104.026.2016.6529.734.47206.50.4212.5
    American League Totals (3 yrs)395161011050041701003.196.255.255.51056132.137.059.2947.1430.364.250.00.0020.0
    Brooklyn Dodgers Totals (9 yrs)2754132956502260032143036009.136.198.162.360481677.104.026.2016.6529.734.47206.50.4212.5
    Detroit Tigers Totals (2 yrs)34475811050041701003.170.235.234.46952112.149.064.2677.6932.694.250.00.0025.0
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)54120000000000000.500.500.5001.000420.000.000.5000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1944Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB18P2100.0280010101.0000.500.0013.6100.07
    1945Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB19P1600.0720212927.9311.700.0010.4100.09
    1946Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB20P2400.03611109.9000.400.0015.4100.08
    1947Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB21P4300.0935304744.9361.000.0027.9100.02
    1948Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB22P3600.01018102928.9660.800.0023.4100.04
    1949Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB23P3400.0615202321.9130.600.0022.1100.06
    1950Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB24P4300.08190027271.0000.600.0027.9100.01
    1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB25P4200.012190231311.0000.700.0026.8100.03
    1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB26P1600.057111312.9230.800.0010.5100.010
    1953Detroit TigersALMLB27P1700.0710101817.9441.000.0011.0100.09
    1953Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB27P700.00201221.0000.300.004.5100.011
    1954Detroit TigersALMLB28P17045.12601881.0000.500.1811.0100.010
    1954New York YankeesALMLB28P5012.2131054.8000.800.333.2100.015
    1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLB30P102.00100111.0001.000.500.6100.013
    MLB Totals - (P)3220597216912711.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1944MLB21----------
    1945MLB16----------
    1946MLB24----------
    1947MLB43----------
    1948MLB36----------
    1949MLB34----------
    1950MLB43----------
    1951MLB42----------
    1952MLB16----------
    1953MLB24----------
    1954MLB22----------
    1956MLB1----------
    Totals322----------
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