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.
1) On this date in 1947, Leo Durocher, manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, was accused of consorting with gamblers
and suspended for the entire season by Commissioner Happy Chandler.
2) In 1956 on this date, the Milwaukee Braves traded first baseman George Crowe to the Cincinnati Redlegs
for Bob Hazle and Corky Valentine.
3) On this date in 1962, pitcher Joe Nuxhall was released by the Baltimore Orioles.
4) On the same day in 1962, the Los Angeles Angels signed Joe Nuxhall as a free agent.
Bill Kennedy died on this date in 1983 Dick Kokos* died on this date in 1986
Joe Coleman* died on this date in 1997
Ray Murray died on this date in 2003 Billy Hitchcock died on this date in 2006