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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

August 29
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.



Born: 2

           Billy Cox was born on this day in 1919                             Dave Cole* was born on this day in 1930


Events/Transactions: 5
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)

1) On this date in 1948, Dodger infielder Jackie Robinson hit for the cycle against the St.Louis Cardinals.


2) Right handed pitcher Joe Dobson was released by the Chicago White Sox on this date in 1953.
3) On this date in 1954, against the Washington Senators, Orioles bespectacled catcher Clint Courtney* went 5 for 5.


                       1952 Topps #59 Robin Roberts Baseball Card    
4) SF Giants centerfielder Willie Mays broke Ralph Kiner's NL record with his 17th home run of the month
 on this date in 1965.  Boxscore  Kiner had 16 home runs in the month of September of '49.
5) On this date in 1966, by getting credit for a Cubs 4-2 win in relief over Atlanta, hurler Robin Roberts became the only pitcher
to beat the Boston, Milwaukee, and Atlanta Braves. Boxscore


Died: 2

Jackie Collum* died on this date in 2009              Les Moss died on this date in 2012