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.
1949 Minor League Draft: 7
1) Infielder/outfielder Jim Dyck* was drafted by the St.Louis Browns from the NY Yankees in the Minor League Draft on this date in 1949.
2) The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted left-handed pitcher Paul LaPalme from the Boston Braves in the 1949 Minor League Draft on this date.
3) In the Minor League Draft on this date in 1949, the NY Yankees drafted 1st baseman Dale Long* from the Detroit Tigers.
4) Pitcher Phil Paine* was drafted by the Boston Braves from the Philadelphia Phillies in the Minor League Draft on this date in 1949.
5) Brooklyn Dodgers left-handed pitcher Bob Ross was drafted by the Washington Senators in the Minor League Draft on this date in 1949.
6) In the Minor League Draft on this date in 1949, the St.Louis Cardinals drafted catcher Bill Sarni* from Shreveport of the Texas League.
7) Also in the Minor League Draft on this date in 1949, the Chicago Cubs drafted from the Brooklyn Dodgers 1st baseman Ben Taylor*.
1) The Pittsburgh Pirates obtained Wally Westlake on this date in 1946
via waivers from Oakland of the PCL.
2) Left handed Pitcher Ellis Kinder was selected off waivers by the St.Louis Cardinals from the Boston Red Sox
on this date in 1955.
. 3) In a 5 player trade on this date in 1957, the Chicago Cubs traded pitcher Bob Rush to the Milwaukee Braves.
4) The Detroit Tigers traded infielder Ted Lepcio to the Philadelphia Phillies on this date in 1959.
Cliff Mapes died on this date in 1996.