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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

January 21
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.


Born: 2

Sam Mele was born on this day in 1923          Danny O'Connell* was born on this day in 1927


Events/Transactions: 7

1) On this date in 1921, Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis** officially began his new position of ML
baseball's Commissioner.

** Kenesaw Mountain Landis shown on 1952 Topps Look-N-See style card.

                     1952 Topps #88 Bob Feller Card
2) Pitcher Waite Hoyt* was signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates as a free agent on this date in 1933.
    The Hall of Fame pitcher had just been released by the NY Giants.
3) On this date in 1941, future Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller signed a new
$35,000 contract with the Cleveland Indians.


4) On this date in 1953, Dizzy Dean* was voted into the HOF.


1952 Topps #62 Chuck Stobbs Card                         1952 Topps #17 Jim Hegan Baseball Card         
5) Pitcher Chuck Stobbs was released by the St.Louis Cardinals on this date in 1959.
6) On this date in 1960, the San Francisco Giants released  Jim Hegan .


                    1952 Topps Stan Musial Card Front
On this date in 1969, Roy Campanella and Stan Musial* were voted into the
Baseball Hall of Fame


Died: 2

1952 Topps Carl Furillo Card Front                    1952 Topps #68 Cliff Chambers Card
Carl Furillo* died on this date in 1989             Cliff Chambers died on this date in 2012