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.
Frank Thomas* was born on this day in 1929
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) Inf/of Ben Chapman* was released by the Philadelphia Phillies on this date in 1946.
2) The St.Louis Browns traded Don Richmond to the St.Louis Cardinals for infielder Bob Young also on this date in 1949.
*1952 Topps card #391 of Ben Chapman actually portrays Sam Chapman. More Info. Here
3) Outfielder Hank Sauer provided Cubs pitcher Turk Lown with all the runs he needed by hitting 3 home runs
in a 3-2 win against the Philadelphia Phillies and pitcher Curt Simmons
on this date in 1952. Boxscore
4) Pitcher Tommy Byrne was purchased by the Washington Senators from the Chicago White Sox on this date in 1953.
5) On this date in 1954, the Chi. White Sox traded pitcher Al Sima to the Phil. Athletics. Pitcher Morrie Martin went
from the Athletics to the White Sox in the 5 player trade.
6) The Chicago White Sox purchased pitcher Bob Rush from the Milwaukee Braves on this date in 1960.
Jim Konstanty died on this date in 1976