1952 Topps Baseball Cards Spinning Ball    1952 TOPPS Baseball Cards   1952 Topps Baseball Cards Spinning Ball

Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

July 17
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.


Born: 2

     Lou Boudreau* was born on this day in 1917               Roy McMillan was born on this day in 1929


Events/Transactions: 10
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)

1) On this date in 1941, NY Yankees Joe DiMaggio's* 56 game hitting streak came to an end as Joe
went hitless in a game against the Cleveland Indians. Boxscore


1952 Topps #3 Hank Thompson Card                        
2) Outfielder Hank Thompson was signed by the St.Louis Browns as a free agent on this date in 1947.
3) In 1948 on this date, Philadelphia Phillies rookie inf. Granny Hamner had 7 RBI's in an 11-10 victory over the St.Louis Cardinals.
On this date in 1950, New York Yankees rookie lefthander pitcher Whitey Ford* won his 1st ML game.


5) Infielder Floyd Baker was selected off waivers by the Philadelphia Phillies from the Boston Red Sox on this date in 1954.
6) On this date in 1956, infielder Bobby Adams was released by the Baltimore Orioles.
7) Also in 1956 on this date, the Milwaukee Braves purchased catcher  Toby Atwell from the
Philadelphia Phillies.


                     1952 Topps #33 Warren Spahn Baseball Card
8) NY Yankee pitcher Whitey Ford* won his 13th straight game with a 5-0 shut-out over the Baltimore Orioles on this date in 1961.
9) On this date in 1964,  Orestes (Minnie) Minoso was released by the Chicago White Sox.
10) In 1965 on this date, the New York Mets released pitcher Warren Spahn.


Died: 2

        Dizzy Dean* died on this date in 1974                             Jim Pearce* died on this date in 2005