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.
Jim Dyck* was born on this day in 1922 Harry Byrd* was born on this day in 1925
1) On this date in 1886, Illinois native Albert Spalding** started a sporting goods company
that would go on to manufacture the first major league baseball.
** Al Spalding shown on 1952 Topps Look-N-See style card.
2) Catcher Walker Cooper was released by the Milwaukee Braves in 1954 on this date.
3) Also in 1954 on this date, the Baltimore Orioles released outfielder Hank Edwards.
4) In 1975 on this date, Billy Herman and Bucky Harris* were elected to the
Baseball Hall of Fame.
Jake Pitler died on this date in 1968