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.
Pete Castiglione was born this day in 1921 Jim Brideweser* was born this day in 1927
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.
Earl Rapp* died on this date in 1992 Bobby Adams died on this date in 1997