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.
1) On this date in 1948, Stan Musial* was voted the National League MVP.
2) Pitcher Jim Wilson was traded by Seattle of the PCL to the Boston Braves on this date in 1950.
3) On this date in 1953, right handed pitcher Jack Crimian* was traded by the St.Louis Cardinals to the
Cincinnati Reds for Alex Grammas.
4) On this date in 1957, the Kansas City Athletics drafted former Chicago Cubs catcher Harry Chiti* from the
New York Yankees in the rule 5 draft.
5) Outfielder/1st baseman Vic Wertz was traded by the Cleveland Indians to the Boston Red Sox
on this date in 1958 for outfielder Jim Piersall*.
6) Infielder Bobby Avila was traded by the Cleveland Indians to the Baltimore Orioles on this date in 1958.
7) On this date in 1959, the Baltimore Orioles traded outfielder Bob Nieman* to the
8) Pitcher Billy Pierce was released by the San Francisco Giants on this date in 1963.
9) Also on this date in 1963, former Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joe Adcock was acquired
by the California Angels in a trade with the Cleveland Indians.
Ben Wade died on this date in 2002