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.
Bill Tuttle* was born on this day in 1929
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) Infielder Al Dark was signed by the by the Boston Braves as an amateur free agent on this date in 1946.
2) On this date in 1948, 18 year old Boston Braves rookie pitcher Johnny Antonelli made his ML debut.
Antonelli appeared in relief in a 7-2 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies. Boxscore
3) Infielder/outfielder Sid Gordon of the Boston Braves tied a ML record for grand slams in one year when he hit his fourth of the season
in a game against the Philadelphia Phillies on this date in 1950. Boxscore
4) The New York Yankee's selected pitcher Marlin Stuart off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles
on this date in 1954.
5) In 1956 on this date, the Philadelphia Phillies purchased from the St.Louis Cardinals, catcher Toby Atwell.
6) Yankee slugger Mickey Mantle hit his 300th career home run on this date in 1960. Boxscore
7) Also on this date in 1960, the Baltimore Orioles signed outfielder Bobby Thomson as a free agent.
8) Giants slugger Willie Mays hit his 300th career home run on this date in 1961. Boxscore
9) On this date in 1966, the Houston Astros released pitcher Robin Roberts.