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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

August 30
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.


Born: 3

 1952 Topps #83 Billy Johnson Card                                   
   Billy Johnson was born on this day in 1918               Ted Williams* was born on this day in 1918

1952 Topps #46 Gordon Goldsberry Baseball Card
Gordon Goldsberry was born on this day in 1927


Events/Transactions: 7
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)

                         1952 Topps #56 Tommy Glaviano Baseball Card
1) Pitcher Bobby Hogue was purchased by the Boston Braves from the Detroit Tigers
on this date in 1947.
2) On this date in 1952, the Philadelphia Phillies selected infielder/outfielder Tommy Glaviano off waivers
from the St.Louis Cardinals.

           1952 Topps #2 James (Pete) Runnels Card         
3) Catcher Roy Campanella had 5 RBI's in a game against the St.Louis Cardinals, thereby tying a NL season mark of most
RBI's by a catcher (122) on this date in 1953. Boxscore
4) On this date in 1960, Boston 2nd baseman James (Pete) Runnels went 6 for 7 in an extra inning game against the Detroit Tigers.
5) In 1965 on this date, following his doctor's advice, "The Old Perfesor" Casey Stengel*, stepped down
as manager of the NY Mets.


           1952 Topps #107 Connie Ryan Card         
6) Pitcher Harvey Haddix* was purchased by the Milwaukee Braves from the Baltimore Orioles on this date in 1965.
7) On this date in 1975, the Atlanta Braves named Connie Ryan interim manager after they fired skipper Clyde King.


Died: 2

        Joe Collins died on this date in 1989                                  Hal Jeffcoat died on this date in 2007