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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

February 2
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 2

                    1952 Topps #91 Al (Red) Schoendienst Card
Sheldon Jones was born on this day in 1922         Al (Red) Schoendienst was born on this day in 1923

 


Events/Transactions: 5


1) On this date in 1930, the NY Yankees waived feisty Infielder
Leo Durocher
 

                     
2) In 1936 on this date, Yankees outfielder Babe Ruth** and long-time Pirates infielder Honus Wagner** were elected into the inaugural baseball
Hall of Fame induction by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA).

** Ruth and Wagner shown on 1952 Topps Look-N-See style cards. 
 


3) In 1953 on this date, the Philadelphia Athletics released pitcher Sam Zoldak.

 

1952 Topps Satchel Paige Card Front                       
4) Pitcher Satchel Paige* was released by the Baltimore Orioles on this date in 1954.
5) In 1969 on this date, former 23 game winning pitcher Waite Hoyt was elected
to the baseball  Hall of Fame.

         

Died: 1

1952 Topps #74 Andy Hansen Card
 Andy Hansen died on this date in 2002.

                      
 

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