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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

February 19
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 1


 Russ Sullivan* was born on this day in 1923

* Not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Events/Transactions: 4

1952 Topps #24 Luke Easter Baseball Card
1) On this date in 1949, 1st baseman Luke Easter was signed by the Cleveland Indians
as a free agent.
 

                        
2) On this date in 1953, Ted Williams* safely crash-landed his damaged Panther jet after
flying on a combat mission in Korea.
3) On this date in 1954, the Philadelphia Athletics traded outfielder Dave Philley to the Cleveland Indians.

 

1952 Topps #119 Maurice McDermott Card   1952 Topps #40 Irv Noren Baseball Card  
4) Pitcher Maurice (Mickey) McDermott, outfielder Irv Noren, and pitcher Tom Morgan went to the Athletics
 in a 13 player trade between the New York Yankees and the Kansas City Athletics on this date in 1957 .
In the trade, Pitcher Bobby Shantz went to the Yankees.

 

                   

Died: 1


Phil Paine* died on this date in 1978

                      

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