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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

February 9
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.


Born: 3

Bill Veeck* was born on this day in 1914


Vic Wertz was born on this day in 1925            Erv Palica was born on this day in 1928


Events/Transactions: 6

                         1952 Topps Satchel Paige Card Front
1) On this date in 1950, catcher Phil Masi was purchased by the Chicago White Sox from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2) In 1951 on this date, the St.Louis Browns signed 45 year old pitcher Satchel Paige* to a contract.

       1952 Topps #102 Bill Kennedy Card    
3) Pitchers Marv Grissom*, Bill Kennedy, and Hal Brown*
were traded by the Chicago White Sox to the Boston Red Sox for
all star shortstop Vern Stephens
on this date in 1953.
1952 Topps #84 Vern Stephens Card

4) Catcher Walker Cooper was signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates as a free agent on this date in 1954.
5) In 1960 on this date, the Milwaukee Braves  signed catcher Stan Lopata* as a free agent.

6) On this date in 1961, all-star centerfielder Willie Mays signed a $85,000 contract with the
San Francisco Giants

Died: 1

Hank Bauer died on this date in 2007