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.
Tommy Byrne was born on this day in 1919 Ted Gray was born on this day in 1925
1) Brooklyn Dodgers club treasurer Charles Ebbets**, at the age of 38, took a controlling
interest in the team on this date in 1897.
** Charles Ebbets shown on 1952 Topps Look-N-See style card.
2) On this date in 1966, infielder Eddy Mathews, in a five player transaction, was traded
by the Atlanta Braves to the Houston Astros.
(Mathews was the only player to have played for all three Braves teams,
Boston, Milwaukee, and Atlanta.)
Boston Braves announcer Jim Britt* died on this date in 1980
Harry (Fritz) Dorish died on this date in 2000