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.
Bobby Avila was born on this day in 1924 Billy Pierce was born on this day in 1927
1) The Cleveland Indians purchased pitcher George Metkovich from the Boston Red Sox on this date in 1947.
2) New York Giants outfielder Monty Irvin broke his ankle sliding into 2nd base during
an exhibition game on this date in 1952. Irvin would miss most of the 1952 baseball season.
3) In 1963 on this date, outfielder Minnie Minoso was purchased by the Washington Senators from the St. Louis Cardinals.
4) On this date in 1969, the Baltimore Orioles signed pitcher Dick Hall* as a free agent.
Gil Hodges died on this date in 1972 Al Clark died on this date in 2012