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.
Whitey Lockman* was born on this day in 1926
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) On this date in 1948, pitcher Randy Gumpert was purchased by the Chicago White Sox
from the New York Yankees.
2) The St.Louis Cardinals* finally beat their NL rival Brooklyn Dodgers* at Ebbets Field
on this date in 1950. Boxscore
The Cardinals had lost 10 straight games in Brooklyn prior to the win.
3) 1st baseman Eddie Waitkus was released by the Baltimore Orioles on this date in 1955.
4) In 1959 on this date, the St.Louis Cardinals selected catcher, inf/of J.W. (Jay) Porter* off waivers from
the Washington Senators .
5) St.Louis Cardinal Stan Musial* became the NL all-time RBI leader with 1862 in a game against the Los Angeles
Dodgers on this date in 1962. Boxscore
6) On this date in 1966, Boston Red Sox great "The Splendid Splinter" Ted Williams* was inducted into the HOF.
7) On this date in 1972, Leo Durocher was replaced with Whitey Lockman* as manager of the Chicago Cubs .
Ted Lyons* died on this day in 1986