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.
1) On this date in 1950, the Boston Red Sox traded outfielder
Al Zarilla, pitcher Dick Littlefield*, and pitcher Joe Dobson to the
Chicago White Sox for
pitcher Ray Scarborough and pitcher Bill Wight
2) On this date in 1951, the Cincinnati Reds traded catcher
Smoky Burgess, infielder Connie Ryan, and pitcher Howie Fox
to the Philadelphia Phillies for
infielder Eddie Pellagrini, catcher Andy Seminick, and 1st baseman/outfielder Dick Sisler.
3) On this date in 1952, the Chicago White Sox traded pitcher
Chuck Stobbs to the Washington Senators for pitcher Mike Fornieles*.
4) Pitcher Saul Rogovin and infielder Connie Ryan were traded by the Chicago White Sox
on this date in 1953 to the Cincinnati Red Legs for outfielder Willard Marshall.
5) Also on this date in 1953, infielder Cass Michaels was purchased by the Chicago White Sox
from the Philadelphia Athletics .
6) Infielder/outfielder Dick Williams was traded by the Houston Colt 45's to the Boston Red Sox on this date in 1962.
7) In 1963 on this date, all-star 2nd baseman Nellie Fox* was traded by the Chicago White Sox to the Houston Colts.
8) On this date in 1965, the Pittsburgh Pirates traded pitcher Bob Friend to the NY Yankees.
Willard Nixon died on this date in 2000. Sal Yvars died on this date in 2008.