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.
John (Jack) Cusick* was born on this day in 1928
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) On this date in 1950, ML Baseball named Connie Mack** honorary AL manager of the 1950 All-Star Game.
1950 All Star Game Stats
** Connie Mack card designed by Keith Conforti.
2) Catcher Clyde Klutz was selected off waivers by the Washington Senators from the St.Louis Browns on this date in 1951.
3) On this date in 1953, the Cincinnati Reds traded pitcher Bubba Church to the Chicago Cubs for pitcher Bob Kelly and Fred Baczewski.
4) Shortstop Willie Miranda* was purchased by the New York Yankees from the St.Louis Browns on this date in 1953.
5) On this date in 1954, Milwaukee Braves pitcher Jim Wilson pitched the years only no-hitter, a 2-0 victory over the
Philadelphia Phillies. Boxscore
6) In 1955 on this date, the Chicago Cubs purchased from the Boston Red Sox infielder Owen Friend.
7) Stan Musial*, outfielder/1st baseman, played in his 823rd consecutive game, setting a new NL record, on this date in 1957.
8) On this date in 1958, infielder Chico Carrasquel was traded by the Cleveland Indians to the Kansas City Athletic.
9) In 1961 on this date, an ailing Chicago White Sox owner Bill Veeck* sold his majority interest in the club.
10) On this date in 1979, the Detroit Tigers fired field manager Les Moss.
Brandy Davis* died on this date in 2005