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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

February 5
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.


Born: 1

Chuck Diering was born on this day in 1923          Don Hoak* was born on this day in 1928


Hank Aaron** was born on this day in 1928

** Hank Aaron shown as a member of the 1952 Eau Claire Bears, a Braves class c farm club.
"Hammerin Hank" led the club with a .336 batting average.


       Events/Transactions: 5

1) On this date in 1921, The New York Yankees* purchased 10 acres of land in
the Bronx to build their new ballpark. When completed, they name it Yankee Stadium.


2) On this date in 1942, outfielder Tommy Holmes was obtained by the Boston Braves
in a trade with the New York Yankees.


               1952 Topps #45 Eddie Joost Baseball Card                   
3) The Boston Braves traded infielder Eddie Joost to the St.Louis Cardinals for1st baseman Johnny Hopp on this date in 1946.

4) The Boston Red Sox selected catcher Al Evans off waivers from the Washington Senators
in 1951 on this date.


1952 Topps #25 Johnny Groth Baseball Card     1952 Topps #89 Johnny Lipon Card                   
The Baltimore Orioles traded OF Johnny Groth and inf. Johnny Lipon to the Chicago White Sox  for inf. Neil Berry* and inf/of Sam Mele on this date in 1954.


Died: 0