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Ralph Branca
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Baseball Player
    (January 6, 1926-November 23, 2016)
    Brooklyn Dodger, Detroit Tiger and New York Yankee pitcher
    Won 21 games in one season (1947)
    Lifetime record of 88-68 with a 3.71 ERA
    Gave up the most famous home run in history
    Father-in-law of former New York Met manager, Bobby Valentine
    Leading 4-3 in the bottom of the ninth, he gave up a three run homer to Bobby Thompson, giving the New York Giants the game and the pennant (known as the 'home run heard around the world' - October 3, 1951).
    He has no superstitions.
    He wore #13 on his jersey and posed with black cats.
    When interviewed after giving up the home run, he said 'Why me? Why me? Why is it always me?' (Sounds like Nancy Kerrigan)
    He eventually said that because of his religious beliefs, God knew he could handle it.
    In 2018, Out of 6 Votes: 33.33% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 2 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 61 Votes: 80.33% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 90 Votes: 51.11% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 13 Votes: 61.54% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 5 Votes: 80.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 27 Votes: 40.74% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 22 Votes: 27.27% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 27 Votes: 48.15% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 75 Votes: 54.67% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 97 Votes: 56.70% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 182 Votes: 48.35% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 222 Votes: 54.05% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 477 Votes: 49.90% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1585 Votes: 51.29% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 3171 Votes: 43.01% Annoying
 
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