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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

December 1
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.


Born: 3

                            1952 Topps Marty Marion Card Front
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


Events/Transactions: 7

1952 Topps #19 Johnny Bucha Baseball Card
The Detroit Tigers drafted catcher Johnny Bucha  from the St.Louis Cardinals in the  rule 5 draft
on this date 1952.


                    1952 Topps #119 Maurice McDermott Card
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 .

Died: 2

1952 Topps Nellie Fox Card Front                       
Nellie Fox* died on this date in 1975                  Dave Koslo died on this date in 1975