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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

April 24
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set

 

Born: 1


Dixie Howell was born on this day in 1920

 

Events/Transactions: 6


1) On this date in 1931, player/manager Rogers Hornsby* of the Chicago Cubs, just 3 days before
his 35th birthday, belted out 3 home runs and had 8 RBI's against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Boxscore 


2) The Cubs famous double play trio of  Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers, and Frank Chance** are all inducted into Baseball's 
Hall of Fame on this date in 194.

** Tinker, Evers, and Chance shown on 1952 Topps Look-N-See style card.

 

                          1952 Topps #49 Johnny Sain Baseball Card
3) On this date in 1947, Johnny Mize of the New York Giants became the 1st Major Leaguer to hit
three homes runs in a game on five different occasions. Mize hit his latest 3 home runs off Johnny Sain|
 of the Boston Braves. Boxscore
 

                      
4) Catcher Darrell Johnson* was released by the Cincinnati Reds on this date in 1962.
5) Also in 1962 on this date, Darrell Johnson was signed as a free agent by the Baltimore Orioles .
6) On this date in 1965, manager of the New York Mets, Casey Stengel*, recorded his 3,000th victory
as a manager. Casey's Mets defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-6.  Boxscore

 

Died: 1


Sibbi Sisti died on this date in 2006

                      

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