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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

July 28
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.


Born: 1

Ted Lepcio was born on this day in 1930


(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)

1) White Sox pitcher Ted Lyons**,
on this date in 1934,  hit 2 doubles in the same inning to tie a ML
record.  The doubles helped the White Sox defeat the Browns 14-6. Boxscore

2) On this date in 1940, New York Yankees left fielder  Charlie "King Kong" Keller* walloped
3 homers in the first game of a double header with the Chicago White Sox. Boxscore

** Ted Lyons shown as 1952 Detroit Tigers coach.  


1952 Topps #39 Dizzy Trout Baseball Card
3) On this date in 1949, Detroit Tigers pitcher Dizzy Trout hit a 9th inning grand slam to help defeat the
Washington Senators. Boxscore


4) Outfielder Ray Coleman and catcher Jay Porter* were traded by the Chicago White Sox to the St.Louis Browns on this date in 1952.
 In the transaction, the White Sox obtained from the Browns catcher Darrell Johnson*and outfielder Jim Rivera*


5) Recently fired St.Louis Browns manager Rogers Hornsby* was hired to replace Luke Sewell* as manger of the Cincinnati Reds
on this date in 1952.

6) On this date in 1954, Giants outfielder Jim "Dusty" Rhodes smacked 3 consecutive homes runs
in a game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Boxscore


1952 Topps #17 Jim Hegan Baseball Card
7) On this date in 1960, catcher Jim Hegan was released by the Chicago Cubs.


1952 Topps #65 Enos Slaughter Card                        
8) Hustling outfielder Enos (Country) Slaughter and knuckleball pitcher Hoyt Wilhelm were inducted into the baseball
Hall of Fame on this date in 1985.


Died: 1

Steve Souchock died on this date in 2002