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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

January 3
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.


Born: 3

1952 Topps #60 Sid Hudson Baseball Card            1952 Topps #69 Virgil Stallcup Card            1952 Topps #53 Chris Van Cuyk Baseball Card
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

Events/Transactions: 4

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 Look-N-See card.


                    1952 Topps #114 William Ramsdell Card
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* .


Died: 2

1952 Topps #107 Connie Ryan Card                   
           Connie Ryan died on this date in 1996              Joe Ostrowski died on this date in 2003