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.
Cookie Lavagetto was born this day in 1912 Marty Marion* was born this day in 1917
Cal McLish* was born on this day in 1925
1) The Detroit Tigers drafted catcher Johnny Bucha from the St.Louis Cardinals in the rule 5 draft
on this date 1952.
2) Al Evans, former Red Sox catcher, was signed by the Chicago Cubs as a free agent on this date in 1952
3) The Boston Red Sox obtained slugging outfielder Jackie Jensen on this date in 1953, getting the future American League
MVP in a trade with the Washington Senators for Tom Umphlett and pitcher Maurice (Mickey) McDermott.
4) 1st baseman Glenn (Rocky) Nelson was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates from Toronto of the International League
in the 1958 rule 5 draft on this date.
5) In the 1958 rule 5 draft on this date, the Kansas City Athletics drafted infielder Wayne Terwilliger from the Detroit Tigers.
6) Outfielder Bobby Thomson was traded by the Chicago Cubs to the Boston Red Sox on this date in 1959.
7) On this date in 1961, the Houston Colt 45's traded right handed pitcher Sam Jones to the Detroit Tigers .
Nellie Fox* died on this date in 1975 Dave Koslo died on this date in 1975