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.
Karl Olson was born on this day in 1930
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) On this date in 1933, Babe Ruth**, in the first ever All-Star game, hit a 2-run homer and led the American League
to a 4-2 win over the National League. Boxscore
2) On this date in 1938, Brooklyn Dodger shortstop Leo Durocher turned a
bunt into an unofficial home run as the National League defeated the American League 4-1. Boxscore
** Babe Ruth shown on 1952 Topps Look-N-See card.
3) Infielder Lou Boudreau* homered in the 1st inning of the All-Star Game to lead the American League
to a 3-1 victory over the National League on this date in 1942. Boxscore
4) On this date in 1952, Brooklyn Dodger right-handed pitcher Ben Wade homered twice
in an 8-2 win over the Boston Braves. Boxscore
5) 1st baseman Ferris Fain was released by the Detroit Tigers on this date in 1955.
6) On this date in 1957, the Milwaukee Braves purchased infielder Nippy Jones from Sacramento
of the PCL.
7) Solly Hemus was fired as manager of the St.Louis Cardinals on this date in 1961.
8) On this date in 1972, the Minnesota Twins fired manager Bill Rigney.
Eddie Yuhas died on this date in 1986