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.
Billy Meyer was born on this day in 1892
1) The Detroit Tigers granted pitcher Johnny Sain and infielder/outfielder George Metkovich free agency on this date in 1940.
2) Pitcher Saul Rogovin was purchased by the Detroit Tigers from the Washington Senators on this date in 1947.
3) Also on this date in 1947, right- handed pitcher Tom Ferrick* was purchased by the Washington Senators
from the St.Louis Browns.
4) On this date in 1954, former Yankees centerfielder and Hall of Famer "Jolten" Joe DiMaggio*
married Marilyn Monroe.
5) The N Y Giants purchased Wayne Terwilliger from the Washington Senators on this date in 1955.
6) On this date in 1963, the Baltimore Orioles traded knuckle-ball pitcher Hoyt Wilhelm to the Chicago White Sox.
in a 7 player transaction.