1952 Topps Baseball Cards Spinning Ball    1952 TOPPS Baseball Cards   1952 Topps Baseball Cards Spinning Ball

Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

August 28
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.



Born: 1    

1952 Topps #105 John Pramesa Card
John Pramesa was born on this day in 1925


Events/Transactions: 5
(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


1952 Topps #49 Johnny Sain Baseball Card                        
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   



Died: 2

1952 Topps #70 Al Zarilla Card                     
Al Zarilla died on this date in 1996               Dave Pope* died on this date in 1999