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Ralph BrancaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1944-1956 MLB Years: 1944-1956
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PositionsP-322Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRalph Theodore Joseph Branca
Height6-3Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 6,1926PlaceMount Vernon,New York
Death DateNovember 23,2016 [90.321]
High SchoolDavis (Mount Vernon,NY)
CollegeNew York University (New York,NY)
MLB DebutJune 12,1944 [18.157]
OrganizationsBRO [11] DET [2] NYA [1] Awards0Awards Voting2-48
TBC Player ID9135Retrosheet IDbranr103MLBAM ID111378
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts77Walks46Hittable67SO/BB64vsPower67Hitting56Durability65Team.570Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1944Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13Rel18027.05211200010144.2463635232164001.759.270.406.453.220.50.0004.55
1945Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13ST19563.04161517011109.2734437479696001.395.990.336.485.660.87.4553.92
1946Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro20S/R20313.88241014227367.0623429441421101.538.290.535.485.611.02.7503.74
1947Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13,20ST2121122.674336715451280.02511008322981487101.258.070.713.154.761.51.6363.51
1948Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13ST221493.513628811141215.2189938424801229001.257.891.003.345.091.53.6094.09
1949Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13ST231354.39342779211186.21811009121911093001.468.731.014.395.261.20.7224.27
1950Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13S/R24794.6943152850167142.0152807424551001401.469.631.523.496.341.82.4384.53
1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13ST2513123.26422715133113204.0180817419851186001.307.940.843.755.211.39.5203.78
1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro12S/R26423.841679205061.0522926821262001.207.671.183.103.841.24.6674.28
1953Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13Rel27009.82707005011.01512124550001.8212.273.274.094.091.00-7.77
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet16,35S/R27474.15171437031102.0985547731505001.268.650.622.744.411.61.3643.41
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet35S/R28335.7617512004045.06333291030150002.0512.511.995.962.980.50.5006.59
1954New York YankeesALMLBnya24S/R28102.84532001012.295401370001.746.39--9.244.970.541.0004.37
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro28Rel30000.0010100102.01000220001.504.50--9.009.001.00-3.37
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter88683.79322188134711274191481.0137270262514966382944601.378.320.904.025.031.25.5641.53
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter80583.70283166117641266181321.0120260954513258975739601.358.170.904.005.151.29.580-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7104.643419157071147.016188761761655001.519.831.043.733.971.07.412-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter102.84532001012.295401370001.746.39--9.244.970.541.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13103.79482820112113220.02031049322981237101.378.320.904.025.031.25.5651.53

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1944Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13p18216000000000300000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1945Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13p1916401410000001102000.100.100.125.2255142.138.025.025.1050.0026.190.000.000.0025.00
1946Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro20p202418320000005800001.111.304.111.4152023.200.000.278.24021.7434.781.600.000.000.00
1947Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13,20p21439781210090073409002.124.183.134.317131113.190.010.082.1616.1930.094.860.000.008.33
1948Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13p22367431510020051603003.203.253.216.46916182.259.013.081.2306.1019.513.200.000.006.67
1949Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13p2334625510020092608001.081.197.097.2946179.139.016.161.16611.3932.912.890.000.0020.00
1950Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13p2443343400270041007001.118.211.294.50510245.091.176.294.2358.8922.222.504.4417.0050.00
1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro13p25426361110040022606001.175.200.190.39012171.297.015.048.1862.8236.6213.000.000.009.09
1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro12p261619030002000901000.158.158.158.3163020.300.000.000.1470.0045.000.000.000.000.00
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet16,35p2717343401040021401002.118.167.176.3436137.200.058.118.1625.4137.847.000.000.0025.00
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet35p281713241001002300001.308.400.385.7855115.400.077.231.36913.3320.001.500.000.0025.00
1954New York YankeesALMLBnya24p2854120000000000000.500.500.5001.000204.500.000.000.4620.000.000.000.000.000.00
1954Totals for AL-AL         2217361001002300001.353.421.412.8337119.429.059.176.38810.5315.791.500.000.0016.67
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter31446435666123100361600370012.142.204.172.376809537.212.030.108.0006.7029.804.440.37232.0013.64
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter2754132956502260032143036009.136.198.162.360677481.201.026.104.0006.6529.734.470.42206.5012.50
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter34475811050041701003.170.235.234.46911252.267.064.149.0007.6932.694.250.000.0025.00
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter54120000000000000.500.500.5001.000204.500.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162239183431116001983019006.142.204.172.376415277.212.030.108.0006.7029.804.440.37232.0013.64

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1944Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro18P21-4428--10101.0000.480.23-----21100.013.6
1945Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro19P16-109720212927.9311.690.25-----16100.010.4
1946Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro20P24-673611109.9000.380.13-----24100.015.4
1947Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro21P43-2809353-4744.9361.020.16-----43100.027.9
1948Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro22P36-21510181-2928.9660.780.13-----36100.023.4
1949Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro23P34-1866152-2321.9130.620.11-----34100.022.1
1950Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro24P43-142819--27271.0000.630.19-----43100.027.9
1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro25P42-2041219-231311.0000.740.15-----42100.026.8
1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro26P16-6157111312.9230.750.20-----16100.010.5
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet27P17-1027101-1817.9441.000.17-----17100.011.0
1953Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro27P7-11-2-1221.0000.290.18-----7100.04.5
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet28P17-4526-1881.0000.470.18-----17100.011.0
1954New York YankeesALMLBnya28P5-12131-54.8000.800.33-----5100.03.2
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro30P1-2-1--111.0001.000.50-----1100.00.6
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P322-148072169127253241.9530.750.16-----3220.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1944Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro1821----------
1945Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro1916----------
1946Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2024----------
1947Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2143----------
1948Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2236----------
1949Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2334----------
1950Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2443----------
1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2542----------
1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro2616----------
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet2717----------
1953Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro277----------
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet2817----------
1954New York YankeesALMLBnya285----------
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro301----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1947Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB21118.643008.11285802.1012.960.005.408.641.600.00.500
1949Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB23014.151008.2444600.984.150.004.156.231.500.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs126.35404000017.0160120914001.478.470.004.767.411.560.00.333

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1947Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB2134000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1949Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB2313000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs47000000000400000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1956-09-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1954-10-19Released by Yankees. 
1954-07-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1954-07-16Released by Tigers. 
1953-07-10Claimed on waivers by Tigers from Dodgers. 
1943-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.