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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

January 31
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

 

Born: 1

                            
Connie Desmond* was born on this day in 1908     Jackie Robinson was born on this day in 1919
 

Events/Transactions: 6


1) On this date in 1956, left-handed pitcher Jackie Collum* was traded by the Cincinnati Redlegs
back to the St.Louis Cardinals.

 

                      
2) Outfielder Dave Philley was signed by the Baltimore Orioles as a free agent on this date in 1961.
3) Also on this date in 1961, the Los Angeles Angels purchased pitcher Tom Morgan from the Minnesota Twins.

 

                    1952 Topps Ralph Kiner Card Front
4) Centerfielder Willie Mays signed a $90,000 contract with the San Francisco Giants on this date in 1962.
 5) Also on this date in 1962, the New York Mets signed former Pirates outfielder Ralph Kiner* as an announcer.

 


6) On this date in 1977, Al Lopez* was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

 

Died: 1


Harry Chiti* died on this date in 2002

 

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