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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

January 23
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.


Born: 2

Randy Gumpert was born on this day in 1918          Chico Carrasquel was born on this day in 1928

Events/Transactions: 8

1) On this date in 1941, catcher Gus Niarhos was signed by the New York Yankees
 as a free agent .


1952 Topps #2 James (Pete) Runnels Card                   
2) On this date in 1958, infielder Pete Runnels was traded to the Boston Red Sox by the Washington Senators.
3) In 1959 on this date, the Cleveland Indians traded pitcher Morrie Martin to the Chicago Cubs.

1952 Topps #88 Bob Feller Card                   
4 & 5) On this date in 1962, Bob Feller and Jackie Robinson were elected to the Hall of Fame .

6) On this date in 1967, Stan Musial* was named General Manager
of the St.Louis Cardinals .


1952 Topps Ralph Kiner Card Front                   
7) Outfielder Ralph Kiner* was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on this date in 1975.
8) On this date in 1979, centerfielder Willie Mays was voted into
the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Died: 1

Saul Rogovin died on this date in 1995