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.
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
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
3) On this date in 1961, infielder Rocky Bridges was signed by the Los Angeles Angels as a free agent.
Frank Hiller died on this date in 1987