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
Rogers Hornsby* was born on this day in 1896 Enos (Country) Slaughter was born on this day in 1916
Keith (Kite) Thomas** was born on this day in 1923
1) On this date in 1943, infielder Connie Ryan was traded to the Boston Braves
from the New York Giants.
2) On this date in 1947, Pitcher Sid Hudson of the Washington Senators shut-out the NY Yankees 1-0 on Babe Ruth** Day
at Yankee Stadium. Hudson also singled and scored the only run of the game. Boxscore
** Babe Ruth shown on 1952 Topps
Look-N-See style card.
3) Pitcher Cal McLish* was purchased by the San Diego Padres of the Pacific Coast League
from the Chicago Cubs on this date in 1955.
4) On this date in 1965, former Yankees all-star catcher Yogi Berra was signed
as a free agent by the New York Mets.
Kent Peterson* died in this date in 1995