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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

December 14
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 4

                        
Bobby Adams was born on this day in 1921          Paul LaPalme was born on this day in 1923
 

                       
Sam Jones was born on this day in 1925          Pete Whisenant was born on this day in 1929*

 

Events/Transactions: 7

                     1952 Topps #106 Mickey Vernon Card
1) Pitcher Early Wynn and first baseman Mickey Vernon were traded
by the Washington Senators to the Cleveland Indians on this date in 1948 for 1st baseman
Eddie Robinson, Ed Klieman, and pitcher Joe Haynes.
1952 Topps #32 Eddie Robinson Baseball Card                   

 

     1952 Topps #110 Dutch Leonard Card                            
2)
Pitchers Walt (Monk) Dubiel and knuckleballer Dutch Leonard were traded by the Philadelphia Phillies to the Chicago Cubs
on this date in 1948 for Hank Borowy and first baseman Eddie Waitkus.


 

                    1952 Topps #76 Eddie Stanky Card
3) Infielders Al Dark and teammate Eddie Stanky were traded
by the Boston Braves to the NY Giants on this date in 1949 for Buddy Kerr, Sam Web, outfielder
Willard Marshall, and infielder/outfielder Sid Gordon.
1952 Topps #96 Willard Marshall Card                   

 


 4) On this date in 1953, Harvey Kuenn* was voted American League
Rookie of the Year.

 

                    1952 Topps #99 Gene Woodling Card
5) Pitchers Bobby Shantz and Johnny Klippstien, along with outfielder Gene Woodling,
were taken in the expansion draft by the new Washington Senators on this date in 1960 . The new Los Angeles Angeles drafted, among others, 1st basemen
Ted Kluszewski and Steve Bilko, pitcher Ned Garver, and third baseman Eddie Yost.
1952 Topps #29 Ted Kluszewski Baseball Card            

 

                            1952 Topps #76 Eddie Stanky Card
6) Pitcher Harvey Haddix* was traded by the Pittsburgh Pirates to the Baltimore orioles
on this date in 1963.
7) On this date in 1965, the Chicago White Sox named former Cardinals infielder Eddie Stanky as their new manager.
 

   
Died: 4


Frank Baumholtz died on this date in 1997

                          
          Hank Arft died on this date in 2002          Clarence (Cuddles) Marshall died on this date in 2007


Sy Berger* died on this date in 2014

                  
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