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.
Frank Hiller was born on this day in 1920 Harry (Fritz) Dorish was born on this day in 1921
Daryl Spencer* was born on this day in 1929
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) Philadelphia Athletics centerfielder Doc Cramer* went 6 for 6 in a game against the Detroit
Tigers on this date in 1935. Boxscore It was the 2nd time in his career that Cramer (shown as a 1952 Chi. White Sox coach)
had 6 hits in a game, tying a ML record.
2) Red Sox 2nd baseman Bobby Doerr* slammed a 3-run HR to lead the AL to a 5-3 win over the NL on this date in 1943.
3) On this date in 1946, St.Louis Browns centerfielder Al (Zeke) Zarilla tripled twice
in the 4th inning of a game against the Philadelphia Athletics. Boxscore
4) Pitcher Morrie Martin was selected off waivers by he Baltimore Orioles from the Chicago
White Sox on this date in 1956.
5) Also on this date in 1956, the White Sox released pitcher Howie Pollet.
6) Cleveland Indians pitcher Early Wynn won his 300th, and last, victory in a 7-4 win over the Kansas City Athletics
on this date in 1963. Boxscore
7) On this date in 1966, the Chicago Cubs signed free agent pitcher Robin Roberts.
Mickey Owen* died on this date in 2005