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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

January 5
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 1


Fred Marsh was born on this day in 1924

 

       Events/Transactions: 3

1952 Topps #97 Earl Torgeson Card                   
1)
First baseman Earl Torgeson was obtained by the Boston Braves from Seattle of the PCL on this date in 1946.
2) Also on this date in 1946, the New York Giants purchased catcher Walker Cooper  from the
St.Louis Cardinals for the then astronomical sum of $175,000.
 


3) In 1957 on this date, Jackie Robinson officially retired from baseball.


 

Died: 3

                            1952 Topps #92 Dale Mitchell Card             
        Rogers Hornsby* died on this date in 1963           Dale Mitchell died on this date in 1987             Jerry Coleman died on this date in 2014

 

 

 

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