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"Even a guy who commits murder gets pardoned after 20 years..."

Ralph Branca died and my first thought was of a Frenchman.

But we’ll get back to that.

So a 25-year-old Ralph Branca, wearing a dusty white and blue uniform, … 928 more words

Ralph Branca

“Ralph Branca, beloved Dodger pitcher and the man who courageously stood up to racism with Jackie Robinson, dead at 90”.

At the age of 90 years old, Ralph Branca quietly passed away the day before Thanksgiving in his Rye Brook, New York nursing home yesterday. 685 more words

Brooklyn Dodgers Pitcher Ralph Branca Dies At Age 90 (Giuseppe)

“A guy commits murder and he gets pardoned after 20 years, I didn’t get pardoned.”

Former Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca died today at the age of 90. 554 more words


MUST LISTEN: Bobby Valentine Tells Tales About His Father-In-Law, Ralph Branca

NEW YORK (WFAN) — In the days before Ralph Branca’s death, Bobby Valentine and other relatives nudged the Brooklyn Dodgers great to share stories about his life, especially from his playing days. 608 more words


(2-8) to (3-8) In World Series Play Part 2

The two other instances when a team raised its World Series record to (3-8) with a title both manifested after a Dodgers’ win vs the Yankees. 180 more words

Now streaming--Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford star in Jackie Robinson biopic "42"

Sadly racism has not gone away in America since the days of the legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson, but the progress that has been made can be felt from the biopic… 563 more words