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.
1) The Pittsburgh Pirates returned pitcher Ken Holcombe, an earlier draft pick, to the N.Y. Yankees
on this date in 1947.
2) The Cleveland Indians traded infielder Fred Marsh to the St.Louis Browns on this date in 1951 for infielder's
Merrill Combs and George (Snuffy) Stirnweiss
3) Outfielder Gene Woodling, pitcher Bud Daley, and infielder/outfielder Dick Williams were traded by the
Cleveland Indians to the Baltimore Orioles on this date in 1958 for pitcher Don Ferrarese and outfielder
4) In 1959 on this date, pitcher Billy Loes was traded to the Washington Senators by the Baltimore Orioles
for Vito Valentinetti. ( The trade was voided and the players returned on April 8, 1959)
5) On this date in 1961, the Milwaukee Braves released pitcher Morrie Martin.
6) In 1963 on this date, outfielder Duke Snider was sold to the N.Y. Mets by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
7) On this date in 1968, the Atlanta Braves purchased slow-ball pitcher Stu Miller* from the Baltimore Orioles.