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
Connie Marrero was born on this day in 1911 Art Schallock* was born on this day in 1924
1) On this date in 1961, Gene Conley*, pitcher for the Boston Red Sox and backup center for the NBA champion
Boston Celtics, recorded his 1st AL victory with a 6-1 win over the Washington Senators. Boxscore
2) In 1962 on this date, the Cleveland Indians sent catcher Harry Chiti* to the New York Mets
for a player to be named later.
On June 15th, the Mets sent Chiti back to the Indians to complete the deal. In effect, Harry Chiti was traded for himself.
3) In 1967 on this date, New York Yankees HOF pitcher Whitey Ford* won his 236th and final game with an 11-2 victory
over the Chicago White Sox at Yankees Stadium. Boxscore
4) On this date in 1982, former Indians pitcher Bob Lemon was fired as manager of the New York Yankees
by Yankees owner George Steinbrenner..
Bruce Edwards died on this date in 1975