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
Stan Rojek was born on this day in 1919
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
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*.
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