Ralph Branca

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Daily News Offers $10,000 Reward To Catch Jackie Robinson Statue Vandals

“Defacing the Jackie Robinson statue is a dagger in the heart to everything America stands for,” Sen. Chuck Schumer said in a statement, “and I hope those who are responsible are caught, punished, and taught why what they did is so disgusting and offensive.”

08/08/2013

Former Brooklyn Dodgers player Ralph Branca at Barclays Center - Nov. 3, 2012 (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Jackie Robinson Teammate Ralph Branca Reflects On Anniversary

It was 66 years ago today when Jackie Robinson took the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers and broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier.

04/15/2013

Jackie Robinson (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Movie Brings Jackie Robinson’s Story To New Generation

Fans young and old may be inspired to visit some of the places in Brooklyn connected to the African-American athlete who integrated Major League Baseball when he joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.

04/12/2013

Brook Lopez and Deron Williams. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Nets Open Barclays In Style, Defeat Raptors In Home Debut

The Nets opened the Barclays Center in winning fashion as they defeated the Toronto Raptors 107-100.

11/03/2012

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On The FAN: Ralph Branca Reflects On Bobby Thomson

Ralph Branca, the pitcher who gave up the ‘Shot Heard Round the World’ to the late Bobby Thomson, joined Kim Jones & Sid Rosenberg to reminisce about his old friend.

WFAN–08/18/2010