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.
Russ Sullivan* was born on this day in 1923
* Not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.
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.
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.
Phil Paine* died on this date in 1978