1952 TOPPS Baseball Cards
Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.
Eddie Mayo* was born on this day in 1910
1) Pitcher Ken Holcombe was purchased by Sacramento of the PCL from the NY Yankees on this date in 1947.
2) Also in 1947 on this date, Brooklyn Dodger's infielder Jackie Robinson made his ML debut,
playing 1st base and going 0 for 3 in a 5-3 Brooklyn win over the Boston Braves. Boxscore
3) Infielder Eddie Pellagrini was returned to the Cincinnati Reds from the St.Louis Browns
as part of a conditional transaction on this date in 1953.
4) In 1954 on this date, Baltimore Orioles catcher Clint Courtney* hit the first
ML home run at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium.
In their first home opener, the Orioles defeated the Chicago White Sox 3-1. Boxscore
5) On this date in 1957, infielder/outfielder Bob Kennedy was released by the Detroit Tigers.
6) On that same day, the Chicago White Sox signed Bob Kennedy as a free agent.
Mickey Harris died on this date in 1971 Bill Sarni* died on this date in 1983
Ed Blake died on this date in 2009