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.
Henry Majeski was born this day in 1916 Larry Doby was born this day in 1923 George Shuba was born on this day in 1924
Carl Erskine was born on this day in 1926 Joe Landrum* was born on this day in 1928
Billy Loes was born on this day in 1929
1) Catcher Sherman Lollar was traded to the St.Louis Browns in a 5 player trade with the New York Yankees
on this date in 1948.
2) On this date in 1949, the Philadelphia Athletics traded 4 players, including outfielder Ray Coleman, to the St.Louis Browns
Bob Dillinger* and Paul Lehner*
3) Catcher Birdie Tebbetts was purchased by the Cleveland Indians from the Boston Red Sox on this date in 1950.
4) On this date in 1951, the NY Giants traded Jack (Lucky) Lohrke* to the Philadelphia Phillies for Jake Schmitt.
5) In 1953 on this date, the Boston Red Sox signed former White Sox pitcher Joe Dobson as a free agent.
6) The Brooklyn Dodgers traded
infielder Billy Cox and pitcher Preacher Roe
on this date in 1954 to the Baltimore Orioles for 2 miner league players and $50,000.
7) Infielder Jackie Robinson was traded by the Brooklyn Dodgers
on this date in 1956 to the NY Giants for pitcher Dick Dick Littlefield*.
Robinson announced his retirement thereby voiding the trade.