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RALPH BRANCA

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1944-1956
Positions
P-322
Born
January 6, 1926  (88.326)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-3 / 220
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Davis  (Mount Vernon,NY)
College:
Drafted:
Not drafted 
Full Name
Ralph Theodore Joseph Branca 
TBC Player ID
9135
MLB Debut
June 12, 1944  (18.157)
Control
61
K-Rating
89
Efficiency
72
vsPower
54

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OFF THE FIELD
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Tommy Byrne (88.79)
2.  Art Houtteman (88.78)
3.  Cliff Melton (88.04)
4.  Luke Hamlin (87.24)
5.  Fred Hutchinson (86.33)
6.  Dave Koslo (86.04)
7.  Russ Meyer (85.99)
8.  Bob Muncrief (85.69)
9.  Jim Merritt (85.16)
10.  Bill Swift (85.14)
Age: 18
1.  Mel Harder (85.08)
2.  Art Houtteman (76.5)
3.  Jim Derrington (68.86)
4.  Carl Scheib (60.51)
5.  Bud Davis (56.93)
6.  Randy Gumpert (55.96)
7.  Herb Pennock (55.92)
8.  Bill Bell (53.47)
9.  Chuck Stobbs (53.09)
10.  Lefty Weinert (52.65)
Age: 19
1.  Jim Brillheart (76.38)
2.  Bill Bailey (70.37)
3.  Art Houtteman (67.17)
4.  Cal McLish (66.6)
5.  Sam McDowell (66.55)
6.  Milt Pappas (66.2)
7.  Bob Miller (65.85)
8.  Chuck Stobbs (65.79)
9.  Hal Newhouser (65.08)
10.  Dick Brodowski (64.72)
Age: 20
1.  Herb Pennock (77.87)
2.  Jerry Walker (77.75)
3.  Joe Engel (74.6)
4.  Johnny Antonelli (72.92)
5.  Virgil Cheeves (72.4)
6.  Josh Billings (70.73)
7.  Oscar Tuero (70.49)
8.  Lefty Weinert (70.11)
9.  Andy Hansen (69.9)
10.  Frank Shellenback (69.08)
Age: 21
1.  Paul Dean (85.62)
2.  Milt Pappas (79.15)
3.  Hal Newhouser (78.44)
4.  Waite Hoyt (76.71)
5.  Don Gullett (76.55)
6.  Joe Bush (76.47)
7.  Don Drysdale (76.47)
8.  Curt Simmons (76.3)
9.  Pol Perritt (75.66)
10.  Art Houtteman (75.54)
Age: 22
1.  Paul Dean (86.65)
2.  Don Gullett (83.16)
3.  Dennis Eckersley (82.54)
4.  Milt Pappas (82.14)
5.  Joe Coleman (80.85)
6.  Wally Bunker (80.53)
7.  Sam McDowell (80.28)
8.  Hal Newhouser (78.52)
9.  Pete Donohue (78.24)
10.  Don Drysdale (78.01)
Age: 23
1.  Don Gullett (87.37)
2.  Dennis Eckersley (84.84)
3.  Milt Pappas (84.72)
4.  Art Houtteman (82.82)
5.  George Uhle (82.12)
6.  Billy Hoeft (82.02)
7.  Bret Saberhagen (81.03)
8.  Hal Newhouser (80.93)
9.  Van Mungo (80.15)
10.  Sam McDowell (80.09)
Age: 24
1.  Art Houtteman (87.99)
2.  Ken Holtzman (83.36)
3.  Don Gullett (82.73)
4.  Joe Coleman (82.66)
5.  Bret Saberhagen (81.69)
6.  Billy Hoeft (81.51)
7.  Sam McDowell (81.09)
8.  Tony Cloninger (79.32)
9.  Chuck Stobbs (79.26)
10.  Bob Moose (78.88)
Age: 25
1.  Art Houtteman (88.8)
2.  Mike McCormick (86.71)
3.  Billy Hoeft (85.21)
4.  Ken Holtzman (83.74)
5.  Tony Cloninger (83.63)
6.  Mike Witt (82.24)
7.  Dennis Eckersley (82.17)
8.  Bob Friend (82.15)
9.  Joe Coleman (82.06)
10.  Bret Saberhagen (82)
Age: 26
1.  Art Houtteman (87.23)
2.  Billy Hoeft (85.7)
3.  Tony Cloninger (85.67)
4.  Ralph Terry (84.18)
5.  Don Gullett (83.58)
6.  Jim Bagby (82.96)
7.  Sandy Koufax (82.71)
8.  Mike McCormick (82.52)
9.  Jim Kaat (82.26)
10.  Camilo Pascual (82.06)
Age: 27
1.  Art Houtteman (89.5)
2.  Billy Hoeft (87.74)
3.  Tony Cloninger (86.08)
4.  Ross Grimsley (84.69)
5.  Tom Brewer (84.44)
6.  Jim Kaat (84.14)
7.  Bill Monbouquette (83.59)
8.  Ralph Terry (83.41)
9.  Juan Pizarro (83.05)
10.  Sandy Koufax (82.71)
Age: 28
1.  Art Houtteman (89.25)
2.  Billy Hoeft (87.75)
3.  Carl Erskine (87.15)
4.  Dennis Martinez (86.35)
5.  Mario Soto (85.91)
6.  Tony Cloninger (85.08)
7.  Mudcat Grant (85.02)
8.  Jim Bagby (84.81)
9.  Chris Short (84.41)
10.  Tom Brewer (84.26)
Age: 29
1.  Carl Erskine (89.43)
2.  Art Houtteman (88.74)
3.  Billy Hoeft (88.51)
4.  Juan Pizarro (88.3)
5.  Vern Law (88.08)
6.  Nelson Briles (87.01)
7.  Mario Soto (86.43)
8.  Joey Jay (85.74)
9.  Guy Bush (85.53)
10.  Chris Short (84.28)
Age: 30
1.  Juan Pizarro (91.73)
2.  Larry Jackson (91.7)
3.  Art Houtteman (88.78)
4.  Joe Nuxhall (88.63)
5.  Reggie Cleveland (88.31)
6.  Mike Caldwell (87.83)
7.  Carl Erskine (86.92)
8.  Jim Perry (86.9)
9.  Dick Drago (86.84)
10.  Jim Bunning (86.07)


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