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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

January 26
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 1


Bob Nieman* was born on this day in 1927

 

Events/Transactions: 4

 

                    1952 Topps #113 Dick Sisler Card
1)
The St.Louis Cardinals traded pitcher Ed Erautt and first baseman/outfielder  Dick Sisler to San Diego of the PCL
on this date in 1954.
 


2) Also on this date in 1954, pitcher Harry Brecheen was released by the Baltimore Orioles.

 


3) On this date in 1960, Red Sox outfielder Jackie Jensen announced his retirement from baseball.
Jensen's fear of flying was instrumental in his decision. He would try to come back in 1961 before retiring for good.


4) On this date in 1961, left-handed pitcher Joe Nuxhall was traded by the Cincinnati Reds to the
KC Athletics for pitchers John Briggs and John Tsitouris.


 

Died: 3


   Steve O'Neill* died on this date in 1962

 

 1952 Topps #100 Del Rice Card                  
Del Rice died on this date in 1983              Bud Byerly died on this date in 2012

 

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