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.
Fred Marsh was born on this day in 1924
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.
Rogers Hornsby* died on this date in 1963 Dale Mitchell died on this date in 1987 Jerry Coleman died on this date in 2014