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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

August 18
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

 

Born: 3

             1952 Topps #101 Max Lanier Card                                    1952 Topps #77 Bob Kennedy Card
     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

 

Events/Transactions: 5
(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.

 

                     1952 Topps #109 Ted Wilks Card
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*.

     

Died: 0

 

 

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