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.
Neil Berry* was born this day in 1922 Loren Babe* was born this day in 1928
1) On this date in 1955, pitcher Ben Wade was traded by the St.Louis Cardinals to the
Pittsburgh Pirates for pitcher Paul LaPalme.
2) On this date in 1961, outfielder Richie Ashburn was traded by the Philadelphia Phillies to the
Chicago Cubs for 3 players, including infielder Al Dark.
3) The NY Yankees hired Billy Martin as their new manager replacing Clyde King on this date in 1983.
This was Martin's 3rd stint as the Yankees manager in 8 years. King would stay
on in a Yankees front office position.
Jim Dyck* died on this date in 1999. Bob Lemon died on this date in 2000