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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

July 27
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 2

                                                 1952 Topps #55 Ray Boone Baseball Card
     Leo Durocher was born on this day in 1905               Ray Boone was born on this day in 1923

 

Events/Transactions: 8
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)

 


1) Former pitching great Dizzy Dean* was elected to the Hall of Fame
on this date in 1953.

 

                     1952 Topps #17 Jim Hegan Baseball Card
2) Pitcher Hal Newhouser* was released by the Detroit Tigers on this date in 1953.
3) On this date in 1966, catcher Clyde McCullough was released by the Chicago Cubs.
4) In 1958 on this date, the Detroit Tigers traded to the Philadelphia Phillies, catcher  Jim Hegan.

 

 

                    
5) Outfielder Jimmy Piersall* was released by the New York Mets on this date in 1963.
6) Also on this date in 1963, Jimmy Piersall was signed as a free agent by the Los Angeles Angels.
7) In 1997 on this date, the Detroit Tigers retired  Hal Newhouser's* uniform number 16. Newhouser pitched
15 seasons for the Tigers and won back-to-back MVP awards in '44 and '45.
8) On this date in 2008, former Dodger outfielder and major league manager  Dick Williams
was inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame.

 

Died: 2

                             
Bill Tuttle*died on this date in 1998                Bob Hope** died on this date in 2003

* Bob Hope was a part owner of the Cleveland Indians for many years, including 1952.
 

 

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