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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

January 2
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.


Born: 1

Ed Wolfe* was Born on this day in 1929

Events/Transactions: 2

1) On this date in 1912, Brooklyn Superbas president Charles Ebbets** announced the purchase of 4.5 acres of land in the Pigtown
section of Brooklyn where he plans to build a new 23,000 seat stadium. Ebbets Field will host
the first game of the 1913 season on April 9th of that year.

** Charles Ebbets shown on 1952 Topps Look-N-See style card.


1952 Topps Casey Stengel Card Front
2) In a five player trade, outfielder Casey Stengel*, on this date in 1918, was traded
by the Brooklyn Robins to the Pittsburgh Pirates.


Died: 3

Bill Veeck* died on this date in 1986

                            1952 Topps #79 Gerald Staley Card
 Julio Moreno* died on this date in 1987        Gerry Staley died on this date in 2008