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
Jake Pitler was born on this day in 1894 Mickey Vernon was born on this day in 1918
1) On this date in 1915, the New York Yankees* made their 1st appearance
wearing pinstriped uniforms.
2) Infielder Eddie Pellagrini, playing for the Boston Red Sox, hit a home run in his 1st ML at bat on this date in 1946.
Pellagrini hit his home run off right-handed pitcher Sid Hudson of the Washington Senators at Boston's Fenway Park. Boxscore
3) In 1952 on this date, the Cleveland Indians selected, off waivers from the Washington Senators, pitcher Mickey Harris,
4) Outfielder Clyde Vollmer was purchased by the Washington Senators from the Boston Red Sox on this date in 1953.
5) The St.Louis Cardinals purchased pitcher George Spencer from the New York Giants in 1955 on this date.
6) On this date in 1964, the Cleveland Indians signed as a free agent, pitcher Gene Conley* .
Pete Castiglione died on this date in 2010