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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

February 13
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 2

                                
Pete Castiglione was born this day in 1921                 Jim Brideweser* was born this day in 1927

 

Events/Transactions: 2

                        
1) George Metkovich was signed by the Boston Bees as a free agent on this date in 1940.
2) On this date in 1953, the Philadelphia Athletics changed the name of Shibe Park to Connie Mack** Stadium.

** Connie Mack card designed by Keith Conforti.


2) On this date in 1974, Negro League star James "Cool Papa" Bell** was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

** James "Cool Papa" Bell shown on 1952 Topps Look-N-See style card.

 

Died: 2

                       
Earl Rapp* died on this date in 1992            Bobby Adams died on this date in 1997

                      

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