Johnny Broaca Signed Album Page Tragic Story New York Yankees JSA COA

The amazing story of Johnny Broaca.  Read on.....

Johnny Broaca, in his rookie season with the 1934 New York Yankees, went 12-9 as a starter with an ERA of 4.16. In 1935, he went 15-7 with an ERA of 3.58 and in 1936, the year the Yankees won the World Series, Broaca was 12-7 with an ERA of 4.24. In 1937 after starting the season with a disappointing 1-4 record, Broaca mysteriously jumped the team. His hiatus from baseball also included the entire 1938 season. It was rumored at the time that Broaca's wife was involved in affairs with a number of his Yankee teammates. In 1939 Broaca came back to professional baseball with the Cleveland Indians for what would be his last season. He was used primarily as a reliever and went 4-2 appearing in 22 games. After a brief stint as a professional boxer, Yale graduate Johnny Broaca returned to his hometown of Lawrence, Ma. He worked the rest of his life as a common laborer for the City of Lawrence, allegedly to prevent his ex wife from receiving any alimony. For more about his life, this is a a must read - http://www.eagletribune.com/latestnews/x334294272/The-tragic-story-of-Johnny-Broaca

Offered is a signed 3x5 album page in steel tipped pen that is accompanied by a 5x7 George Brace photo.

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Johnny Broaca Signed Album Page Tragic Story New York Yankees JSA COA