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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

April 8
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 1


Charlie Maxwell was born on this day in 1927

 

Events/Transactions: 7


1) In 1922 on this date, at Sportsman's Park, the St.Louis Cardinals* wore their new uniforms that featured two red birds
on a bat with the words "Cardinals" across the front for the first time.


 

 1952 Topps #49 Johnny Sain Baseball Card                        1952 Topps #14 Bob Elliott Baseball Card
2) Pitcher Johnny Sain was purchased by the Boston Braves from Nashville of the Southern Association on this date in 1942.
3) In 1952 on this date, the NY Giants traded pitcher Sheldon Jones to the Boston Braves for infielder Bob Elliott.
 

                        
4) Outfielder Ted Beard was purchased by San Francisco of the PCL from the Pittsburgh Pirates on this date in 1954.
5) Also In 1954 on this date, Toronto of the International League purchased pitcher Jack Crimian* from the Cincinnati Redlegs.

 

                        
6) Pitcher Dave Koslo was purchased by the Baltimore Orioles from the New York Giants
also on this date in 1954.
7) In 1964 on this date, the Chicago White Sox signed outfielder Orestes (Minnie) Minoso as a free agent.

 

Died: 3


Ford Frick ** died on this date in 1978

** Ford Frick shown on 1952 Topps Look-N-See style card.

                       
Bob Cain died on this date in 1997               Eddie Miksis died on this date in 2005

                      

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