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) Red Sox slugger Ted Williams* pitched the last 2 innings in a 12-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers on this date in 1940. Boxscore
2) On this date in 1951, NY Yankee rookie centerfielder Mickey Mantle appeared
in his 1st game since being recalled from the minors. Boxscore
3) Catcher Phil Masi was released by the Chicago White Sox on this date in 1952.
4) The New York Yankees selected outfielder George Wilson* off waivers from the New York Giants
on this date in 1956.
5) In 1958 on this date, the Baltimore Orioles selected knuckleball pitcher Hoyt Wilhelm
off waivers from the Cleveland Indians.
Hank Sauer died on this date in 2001