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.
Gus Niarhos was born on this day in 1920 Tommy Brown was born on this day in 1927
1) The NY Yankees released outfielder Charlie Keller* on this date in 1949. Keller would re-sign
with the Yankees in 1952.
2) On this date in 1951, infielder Hector Rodriguez* was traded to the Chicago White Sox by the Brooklyn Dodgers
in exchange for first baseman/outfielder Glen (Rocky) Nelson.
3) The Detroit Tigers traded outfielder Bob Nieman*, first baseman Walt Dropo, and pitcher Ted Gray to the Chicago White Sox
on this date in 1954 for Leo Cristante, 1st baseman
Ferris Fain and 1st baseman Jack Phillips.
4) The Baltimore Orioles sent catcher Clint Courtney*, pitcher Bob Chakales, and infielder Jim Brideweser* to the Chicago White Sox
on this date in 1954 for Don Ferrarese, catcher
Matt Batts, infielder Fred Marsh, and pitcher Don Johnson.
5) Infielder Eddie Yost and former Dodger infielder Rocky Bridges were traded by the Washington Senators to the Detroit Tigers
on this date in 1958. In the six player trade, among those sent to Washington was outfielder Jim Delsing.
6) The Chi. White Sox re-acquired outfielder Minnie Minoso on this date in 1959 in a 7 player trade
with the Cleveland Indians.
Honus Wagner** died on this date in 1955
** Honus Wagner shown on 1952 Topps Look-N-See style card.