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) Pitcher Ed Wright was traded to the New York Giants by the Philadelphia Phillies for Don Robertson
on this date in 1950.
2) Also on this date in 1950, the NY Yankees started outfielder Joe DiMaggio* at first base.
The Yankees lost 7-2, but Joe handled all 13 chances at 1st base without an error. Boxscore
3) Catcher Matt Batts was purchased by the Cincinnati Redlegs from the Cleveland Indians on this date in 1955.
4) On this date in 1959, the Kansa City Athletics released pitcher Russ Meyer.
5) Pitcher Johnny Antonelli was purchased by the Milwaukee Braves from the Cleveland Indians
on this date in 1961.
6) On this date in 1969, the Boston Red Sox purchased pitcher Ron Kline* from the San Francisco Giants.