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.
Mel Allen* was born this day in 1913
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.
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
3) On this date in 1959, Whitey Lockman* was purchased by the
Baltimore Orioles from the San Francisco Giants.
Loren Babe* died on this date in 1984