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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

April 19
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set


Born: 1

Bucky Walters* was born on this day in 1909


Events/Transactions: 3

1)On this date in 1950, infielder/outfielder Sid Gordon of the Boston Braves hit the first NL grand slam
of the season. Boxscore
This was the first of 35 grand slams in the NL for the year 1950, setting a new record.  

2) Pitcher Vic Raschi* was released by the St.Louis Cardinals on this date in 1955.
3) In 1958 on this date, the St.Louis Cardinals selected pitcher Phil Paine* off waivers from
the Milwaukee Braves.


Died: 1

Russ Hodges* died on this date in 1971