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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

July 19
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 1


Phil Cavarretta was born on this day in 1916

 

Events/Transactions: 9
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
 

1952 Topps #88 Bob Feller Card
1) On this date in 1936, 17 year old Bob Feller made his ML pitching debut against the
Washington Senators. Boxscore

 

                                      1952 Topps #65 Enos Slaughter Card
2) Outfielder Paul Lehner* was selected off waivers by the  Cleveland Indians from the St.Louis Browns
 on this date in 1951.
3) On this date in 1959, NY Yankee outfielder Enos (Country) Slaughter hit a pair
of home runs in a game against the Chicago White Sox.  Boxscore
At age 43, Slaughter became the oldest player to accomplish that feat up to that time.

 

      1952 Topps #6 Grady Hatton Card                        

4)  Infielder Grady Hatton  was signed by the Chicago Cubs as a free agent on this date in 1960.
5)  The Washington Senators signed Mike Garcia as a free agent in 1961 on this date.
6) On this date in 1963, the Baltimore Orioles released right handed pitcher Ivan (Ike) Delock.

 

           1952 Topps #64 Roy Sievers Card          1952 Topps #33 Warren Spahn Baseball Card
7) Infielder Daryl Spencer* was released by the Cincinnati Reds on this date in 1963.
8) Also on this date in 1963, Phillies outfielder Roy Sievers hit his 300th career home run. Boxscore
9) In 1965 on this date, the San Francisco Giants signed as a free agent, pitcher Warren Spahn.

 

Died: 2

1952 Topps #34 Elmer Valo Baseball Card                              
     Elmer Valo died on this date in 1998                      Frank (Spec) Shea died on this date in 2002

 

 

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