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.
Max Lanier was born on this day in 1915 Bob Kennedy was born on this day in 1920
Roger Bowman* was born on this day in 1927
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) The Boston Braves purchased pitcher Max Surkont from the Chicago White Sox on this date in 1950.
2) Infielder Johnny Berardino was traded by the Cleveland Indians to the Pittsburgh Pirates on this date in 1952.
In the trade, the Indians obtained infielder George Strickland and pitcher Ted Wilks.
3) Pitcher Bill Connelly* was purchased by the New York Giants from Charleston of the American Association on this date in 1952.
4) On this date in 1960, Milwaukee Braves pitcher Lew Burdette* tossed a no-hitter against the Philadelphia Phillies. Boxscore
5) In 1961 on this date, the Cincinnati Reds released outfielder-pinch hitter Pete Whisenant*.