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.
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) On this date in 1938, St.Louis Cardinal slugger Johnny Mize hit 3 home runs in a game against the New York Giants.
This marked the 2nd time in the season "The Big Cat" hit 3 homers in a game. Boxscore
2) Infielder Vern Stephens was selected off waivers by the St.Louis Browns from the Chicago White Sox
on this date in 1953.
3) On this date in 1954, the Milwaukee Braves signed free agent pitcher Dave Koslo.
4) Pitcher Ted Gray was released by the New York Yankees on this date in 1955.
5) On this date in 1964, the Cincinnati Reds released infielder Johnny Temple*.
6) Ted Williams*, Boston Red Sox, Larry Doby, Cleveland Indians, Joe DiMaggio*, New York Yankees, and Willie Stargell*,
Pittsburg Pirates, all members of the Baseball Hall of Fame, were honored by the United States Postal Service on this date in 2012 with a set of four
commemorative stamps depicting the stars in batting poses. The issuance ceremony was held in Cooperstown, New York.
USPS baseball stamps issued 7-20-2012.
Jim Suchecki* died on this date in 2000