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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

August 11
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 1

     


Bobo Newsom* was born on this day in 1907

 

Events/Transactions: 7
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)


1) On this date in 1929, Babe Ruth** belted his 500th career
home run. Boxscore

** Babe Ruth shown on 1952 Topps Look-N-See card.

 

                        
2) Pitcher Jim Wilson was traded by the Cleveland Indians to the Detroit Tigers on this date in 1949.
3) On this date in 1950, Boston Braves right-handed pitcher Vern Bickford threw
a no-hitter against the Brooklyn Dodgers. Boxscore

 


4) On this date in 1951, Phillies infielder Ralph (Putsy) Caballero hit his 1st and only career home run
in a 4 to 0 home game victory against the New York Giants. Boxscore

 


5) On this date in 1959, Cincinnati Redlegs pitcher Joe Nuxhall struck out 4 Milwaukee Braves batters in the 6th inning
of a game at Crosley Field in Cincinnati. Boxscore The 4 victims (shown below) were:
Eddie Mathews, Joe Adcock, Del Crandall, and Johnny Logan*

                    

 

 

1952 Topps #33 Warren Spahn Baseball Card                        
6) Braves pitcher Warren Spahn won his 300th victory in a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on this date in 1961.
 Boxscore
7) The Houston Colts 45's purchased second baseman  Johnny Temple* from the
Baltimore Orioles on this date in 1962.

 

Died: 0

 

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