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.
Sam Mele was born on this day in 1923 Danny O'Connell* was born on this day in 1927
1) On this date in 1921, Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis** officially began his new position of ML
** Kenesaw Mountain Landis shown
on 1952 Topps Look-N-See style 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.
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 .
7) On this date in 1969, Roy Campanella and Stan Musial* were voted into the
Baseball Hall of Fame
Carl Furillo* died on this date in 1989 Cliff Chambers died on this date in 2012