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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

December 12
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 2

                           
  Clyde Kluttz was born this day in 1917                 Bill Howerton was born this day in 1921


 

Events/Transactions: 5
 


1) The Detroit Tigers acquired pitcher Fred Hutchinson from Seattle of the PCL on this date in 1938.
 

                     
2-3)
 The Detroit Tigers purchased OF Jim Delsing and pitcher George Spencer from the Chicago white Sox
on this date in 1957.  

 

1952 Topps #6 Grady Hatton Card                     
4
)  Former infielder Grady Hatton was named manager of the Houston Astros on this date in 1965.  
5) On this date in 1968, the California Angels acquired knuckle baller Hoyt Wilhelm in a trade with
the Kansas City Royals .

         

Died: 2

1952 Topps #13 John Wyrostek Baseball Card                   
Johnny Wyrostek
died on this date in 1986.      Al "Rube" Walker died on this date in 1992

                      

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