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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

February 23
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.


Born: 2

1952 Topps #27 Sam Jethroe Baseball Card                             
Sam Jethroe was born on this day in 1917          Phil Haugstad was born on this day in 1924

Events/Transactions: 5

1952 Topps Casey Stengel Card Front
1) On this date in 1934, the Brooklyn Dodgers signed Casey Stengel* to a 2 year contract to manage "Dem Bums".


1952 Topps #96 Willard Marshall Card                         1952 Topps Vic Raschi Card Front
2) The New York Giants purchased Willard Marshall from Atlanta of the Southern Association on this date in 1942.
3) In 1954 on this date, the St.Louis Cardinals purchased pitcher Vic Raschi* from the New York Yankees.


4)  The Houston Colt .45's traded Morrie Martin to the Milwaukee Braves on this date in 1961.
5) In 1962 on this date, the New York Mets returned pitcher Johnny Antonelli  to the Milwaukee Braves
following a previous purchase.

Died: 1

1952 Topps #46 Gordon Goldsberry Baseball Card
Gordon Goldsberry died on this date in 1996