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.
Ed Wolfe* was Born on this day in 1929
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.
2) In a five player trade, outfielder Casey Stengel*, on this date in 1918, was traded
by the Brooklyn Robins to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Bill Veeck* died on this date in 1986
Julio Moreno* died on this date in 1987 Gerry Staley died on this date in 2008