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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

April 5
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 1


Bobby Hogue was born on this day in 1921

 

Events/Transactions: 6

 

         
1) On this date in 1913, 25,000 fans came out to see their Brooklyn Superbas play the 1st game (exhibition) at the new
stadium named Ebbets Field. Brooklyn beat the New York Yankees 3-2, with Brooklyn outfielder
Casey Stengel*

hitting the 1st home run, an inside-the-parker.

 

 1952 Topps #13 John Wyrostek Baseball Card          1952 Topps #34 Elmer Valo Baseball Card          1952 Topps #54 Leo Kiely Baseball Card
2)  Johnny Wyrostek was released by the Philadelphia Phillies on this date in 1955.
3) In 1957 on this date, the Philadelphia Phillies traded Elmer Valo to the Brooklyn Dodgers for Chico Fernandez.
4) On this date in 1960, the Kansas City Athletics traded Bob Grim to the Cleveland Indians for  Leo Kiely.

 

1952 Topps #64 Roy Sievers Card                      
5) On this date in 1965, Roy Sievers was signed as a free agent by the Washington Senators.
6) In 1966 on this date, the Atlanta Braves released Frank Thomas*.

 

Died: 2

                       
Bob Hofman died on this date in 1994               Walt Masterson died on this date in 2008

                      

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