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.
Tom Ferrick* was born on this day in 1915 Phil Masi was born on this day in 1916
Early Wynn was born on this day in 1920 Ralph Branca was born on this day in 1926
1) Cleveland Indians pitcher Bob Feller reported to Norfolk, VA to begin his enlistment in the US Navy on this date in 1942.
2) On this date in 1958, the San Francisco Giants signed centerfielder Willie Mays to a $65,000 contract.
That was the largest salary mount ever paid by the Giants at the time.
Joe Haynes died on this date in 1967 Wally Post died on this date in 1982
Dick Donovan* died on this date in 1997 Tom Poholski died on this date in 2001