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.
Sheldon Jones was born on this day in 1922 Al (Red) Schoendienst was born on this day in 1923
1) On this date in 1930, the NY Yankees waived feisty Infielder
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.
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.
Andy Hansen died on this date in 2002.