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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

January 10
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 3

1952 Topps #68 Cliff Chambers Card                           
Cliff Chambers was born on this day in 1922         George Strickland was born on this day in 1926


Jack Dittmer* was born on this day in 1928

 

Events/Transactions: 3


1) The NY Giants traded infielder Rogers Hornsby* to the Boston Braves on this
date in 1928. Hornsby would go on to lead the league with a .387 average for the 1928 season.


2) On this date in 1957, singer Bing Crosby** was allowed to keep his small stock
holdings in the Detroit Tigers by commissioner Ford Frick. At issue was Crosby's existing interest as
a shareholder in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

** Crosby shown on 1952 Topps style card designed by Bob Lemke.

 


3) On this date in 1961, infielder Rocky Bridges was signed by the Los Angeles Angels as a free agent.
 

Died: 1


Frank Hiller died on this date in 1987 

 

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