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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

February 14
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

 

Born: 1


Mel Allen* was born this day in 1913

                                                      

Events/Transactions: 3

         
1) On this date in 1911, the New York Giants* and Philadelphia Phillies*  introduced pin stripes on
their uniforms. Four years later, the New York Yankees would follow suit and become
the team most associated with pin striped uniforms.

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2) The St.Louis Browns obtained 1st baseman Dick Kryhoski, along with pitcher's Gene Beardon and Bob Cain from the Detroit Tigers
 for catcher  Matt Batts, pitcher Dick Littlefield*, infielder Ben Taylor* and outfielder Cliff Mapes on this date in 1952

               1952 Topps #103 Cliff Mapes Card

 


3) On this date in 1959, Whitey Lockman* was purchased by the
 Baltimore Orioles from the San Francisco Giants.


Died: 1


Loren Babe* died on this date in 1984

                  
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