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.
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) A's owner Connie Mack** got a court injunction in order to play the 1st Sunday baseball game in Philadelphia on this date in 1926.
2) The NY Giants sold first baseman Johnny Mize to the NY Yankees for a reported $40,000
on this date in 1949.
3) In 1951 on this date, in a 13 inning 3-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox, St.Louis Browns lefty Tommy Byrne walked
16 Red Sox batters, tying the AL walk record. Boxscore
** Connie Mack shown on Keith Conforti designed card.
4) Dodger pitcher Clyde King was credited with both 10 inning wins in a doubleheader sweep of the St.Louis Cardinals on this date in 1951.
5) The Boston Red Sox sold pitcher Ray Scarborough to the New York Yankees on this date in 1952.
6) In 1954 on this date, the New York Yankees selected pitcher Jim Konstanty
off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies.
Ebba St.Claire died on this date in 1982