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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

April 21
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set


Born: 1

Stan Rojek was born on this day in 1919


Events/Transactions: 5

1) On this date in 1951, Senators outfielder Gil Coan hit 2 triples in the same inning in a game against
the NY Yankees. The Yankees prevailed and won the game 8-7. Boxscore


                         1952 Topps #59 Robin Roberts Baseball Card
2) On this date in 1955, Joe Black of the Brooklyn Dodgers defeated Robin Roberts of the Philadelphia Phillies 14-2.
  Boxscore  The victory made it 10 consecutive wins in a row for the Dodgers,
setting a record (since broken) for the most wins to start a season.

3) Catcher Walker Cooper was signed as a free agent by the St.Louis Cardinals on this date in 1957.
4) The Houston Colt 45's purchased pitcher Hal Brown* from the New York Yankees in 1963 on this date.
5) On this date in 1964, the Boston Red Sox released pitcher Gene Conley*.


Died: 4

1952 Topps #48 Joe Page Baseball Card                       
Joe Page died on this date in 1980                  Dick Weik* died on this date in 1991

Hal White died on this date in 2001.                Sam Dente died on this date in 2002