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.
Sid Hudson was born on this day in 1915 Chris Van Cuyk was born on this day in 1927
Virgil Stallcup was born on this day in 1922
1 ) The NY Yankees purchased the contract of pitcher Babe Ruth** from the Boston Red Sox on this date in 1920.
** Babe Ruth shown on 1952 Topps
2 ) Chicago Cubs pitcher Frank Hiller was traded for pitcher Willard Ramsdell of the Cincinnati Reds
on this date in 1952. Hiller would go 5-8 for the Reds in '52 and Ramsdell 2-3 for the Cubs.
3) Outfielder Hoot Evers was purchased by the Baltimore Orioles from the Detroit Tigers on this date in 1955 .
4) On this date in 1966, the Baltimore Orioles released pitcher Harvey Haddix* .
Connie Ryan died on this date in 1996 Joe Ostrowski died on this date in 2003