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.
Dale Coogan was born on this day in 1930
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) The Detroit Tigers* set a new ML record by scoring 36 runs in a doubleheader against the St.Louis Browns
on this date in 1937. The Tigers won the 1st game 16-1 and the second game 20-7. Boxscores
2) On this date in 1942, by turning 7 double plays against the Philadelphia Athletics, the New York Yankees* established a new ML record.
3) Catcher Dixie Howell was traded to the Brooklyn Dodgers by the Philadelphia Phillies
on this date in 1941.
4) On this date in 1950, the Pittsburgh Pirates signed free agent Johnny Berardino.
5) Outfielder Jim Delsing, pitcher Ned Garver, and pitcher Dave Madison
were traded by the St.Louis Browns to the Detroit Tigers on this date in 1952 for: Outfielder/1st baseman
Vic Wertz, pitcher Dick Littlefield*, pitcher Marlin Stuart, and inf/of Don Lenhardt.
6) Birdie Tebbetts resigned as manager of the Cincinnati Redlegs on this date in 1958.
7) The Cincinnati Reds purchased catcher Darrell Johnson* from the Philadelphia Phillies on this date in 1961.
Johnson would go 0-fo-4 against Sandy Koufax and the Dodgers in his 1st game with the Reds. Boxscore
8) In 1962 on this date, the Boston Red Sox released outfielder Dave Philley.
Pee Wee Reese died on this date in 1999 Pat Mullin died on this date in 1999
Ken Heintzelman died on this date in 2000