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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

January 4
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 2
 

                      
Herman Franks
was born on this day in 1914         Tom Gorman* was born on this day in 1925

 

Events/Transactions: 5
 

1952 Topps Casey Stengel Card Front                     
1) The Brooklyn Dodgers named Casey Stengel* as one of their new coaches on this date in 1932.
2) On this date in 1941, the Chicago White Sox purchased pitcher Joe Haynes from the Washington Senators.

 

                    
2) Rogers Hornsby* was elected to the Hall of Fame on this date in 1942.
Hornsby played 23 years in the ML and compiled a .358 life-time batting average.
4)
The Chicago White Sox signed, as a free agent, former Cardinals pitcher Al Brazle on this date in 1955.
 


5) On this date in 1957, the Brooklyn Dodgers* became the 1st ML ball club to
purchase their own plane for team transportation.

 

Died: 2

                                     
Charles H. Byrne** died on this date in 1898          Stu Miller* died on this date in 2015

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

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