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.
John Pramesa was born on this day in 1925
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) On this date in 1938, Philadelphia A's held Connie Mack** day at Shibe Park in Philadelphia. The A's
swept the White Sox in the twin bill. Boxscore
**Connie Mack shown on Keith Conforti designed card.
2) On this date in 1945, 17 year old Dodger shortstop Tommy Brown tripled and then stole home against Phillies pitcher
Rene Monteagudo to become the youngest ML player to ever steal home. Boxscore
3) Pitcher Johnny Sain was traded by the Boston Braves to the NY Yankees
for a young pitcher named Lew Burdette*
and $50,000 on this date in 1951.
4) Pitcher Johnny Schmitz, along with 3 other players and $35,000 cash, was traded by the NY Yankees
to the Cincinnati Reds for right handed pitcher Ewell Blackwell on this date in 1952.
5) On this date in 1952, the Brooklyn Dodgers* ended their streak for consecutive
games with a double play (23), which set a new NL record. Boxscore
Al Zarilla died on this date in 1996 Dave Pope* died on this date in 1999