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.
Ray Scarborough was born on this day in 1917 Pee Wee Reese was born on this day in 1918
Luis Aloma was born on this day in 1923 Johnny Groth was born on this day in 1926
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) Pitcher Larry Jansen was granted free agency by the Boston Red Sox on this date in 1940.
2) On this date in 1947, the Pitts. Pirates signed amateur free agent outfielder Frank Thomas*.
3) Outfielder Ralph Kiner* hit home runs #24 and #25 to set a new Pittsburgh Pirates record on this date in 1947. Boxscore
4) On this date in 1951, outfielder (Jungle) Jim Rivera* was purchased by the Chicago White Sox
from Seattle of the PCL.
5) In 1957 on this date, in a game against the Chicago White Sox, Yankee slugger Mickey Mantle hit for the cycle. Boxscore
6) Right handed pitcher Bob Feller of the Cleveland Indians and infielder Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers
were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on this date in 1962.
George (Red) Munger died on this date in 1996