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.
Bill Nicholson was born this day in 1914 Merrill Combs was born this day in 1919
Hal Brown* was born this day in 1924
1) "The Big Cat"1st baseman Johnny Mize was acquired by the NY Giants from the St.Louis Cardinals for 3 players
and cash on this date in 1941.
2) The NY Giants obtained "The Hondo Hurricane" pitcher/outfielder Clint Hartung from Minneapolis
of the American Association League in 1945 on this date..
3) Infielder/outfielder Al (Allie) Clark was acquired by the Cleveland Indians from the NY Yankees for Red Embree
on this date in 1947.
4) In 1950 on this date, the Chicago White Sox obtained outfielder Ed (Bud) Stewart from the Washington
Senators for Mike McCormick.
5) Pitcher Max Lanier and infielder Chuck Diering were traded by The St.Louis Cardinals
on this date in 1951 to the New York Giants for infielder Eddie Stanky.
6) On this date in 1951, Joe DiMaggio* officially retired from baseball.
Cliff Fannin died on this date in 1966.