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.
Dick Kokos* was born on this day in 1928
1) On this date in 1941, The Brooklyn Dodgers* and the New York Giants* opened their spring training schedule
in Havana, Cuba. The Dodgers prevailed 4-3 over the Giants with Giants pitcher Paul Dean taking the loss.
2) Outfielder/1st baseman George Metkovich was purchased by Oakland of the PCL from the Chicago White Sox on this date in 1950.
3) In 1989 on this date , former St.Louis Cardinal infielder Red Schoendienst was elected to the
Baseball Hall of Fame.
Dizzy Trout died on this date in 1972 Harvey Kuenn* died on this date in 1988
Jim Fridley died on this date in 2003