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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

December 20
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.


Born: 1

Branch Rickey** was born on this day in 1881

** Branch Rickey shown on 1952 Topps Look-N-See style card.


Transactions: 4

1) Infielder Rogers Hornsby* was traded by the St.Louis Cardinals to the New York Giants
 on this date in 1926.
2) On this date in 1940, with a purchase price of $42,000, Connie Mack** acquired
controlling interest in the Philadelphia Athletics.

** Connie Mack card designed by Keith Conforti.


3) On this date in 1946, catcher Paul Richards was released by the Detroit Tigers.


4) Pitcher Sheldon Jones was traded by the New York Giants to the Chicago Cubs
on this date in 1952 for pitcher Walt Dubiel.


Died: 2

1952 Topps #41 Bob Wellman Baseball Card                  
Bob Wellman died on this date in 1994        Tommy Byrne died on this date in 2007