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.
Howie Judson was born on this day in 1926
1) The Boston Braves sent 1st baseman Earl Torgeson to the Philadelphia Phillies for pitcher Russ Meyer on this date in 1953.
2) The braves then sent Russ Meyer to the Brooklyn Dodgers for infielder
Rocky Bridges and Jim Pendleton.
3) They (Braves) then sent Bridges to the Cincinnati Reds for 1st baseman Joe Adcock.
4) On this date in 1962, pitcher Clem Labine was signed by the New York Mets as a free agent.
5) On this date in 1980, Milwaukee Brewers coach Harvey Kuenn* had his right leg amputated because of blood clots.
Jim Waugh* died on this date in 2010