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.
Joe Collins was born on this day in 1922
Harry Simpson was born on this day in 1925 Al Corwin* was born on this date in 1926
1) Brooklyn Dodgers knuckleball pitcher Dutch Leonard was sold to the St.Louis Cardinals
on this date in 1936.
2) On this date in 1951, The Brooklyn Dodgers traded
catcher Toby Atwell to the Chicago Cubs for infielder Carmen Mauro*.
3) The Detroit Tigers traded pitchers Virgil (Fire) Trucks and Ned Garver to the Kansas City Athletics in an eight player trade
on this date in 1956. Going to the Tigers included 1st baseman
Eddie Robinson and pitcher Jack Crimian*.
4) Outfielder Larry Doby and pitcher/1st baseman Jack Harshman* were traded by the Chicago White Sox to the Baltimore Orioles on this date in 1957.
Going to the White Sox in the 7 player trade included pitcher Ray Moore* and infielder Billy Goodman.
5) Infielder/outfielder Harvey Kuenn* was traded by the Cleveland Indians to the San Francisco Giants
on this date in 1960 for Willie Kirkland and pitcher Johnny Antonelli
6) Catcher Del Crandall was sent by the Milwaukee Braves to the San Francisco Giants
in a multi-player transaction in 1963 on this date. Pitcher Billy Hoeft went to Milwaukee.
Earl Johnson* died on this date in 1994 Billy Klaus* died on this date in 2006