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.
Ray Moore* was born on this day in 1926
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) 1st baseman Dale Long* was selected off waivers by the St.Louis Browns from the Pittsburgh Pirates on this date in 1951.
2) The Baltimore Orioles traded 1st baseman/outfielder Vic Wertz to the Clev. Indians for pitcher Bob Chakales on this date in 1954.
3) Dave Koslo, former New York Giants left-handed pitcher, was released by the Baltimore Orioles on this date in 1954.
4) Also on this date in 1954, pitcher Dick Rozek, formerly with the Clev. Indians , was released by the Philadelphia Athletics.
5) The Pittsburgh Pirates released former Yankees pitcher Joe Page in 1954 on this date.
6) Also on this date in 1954, the Philadelphia Athletics released right-handed pitcher Carl Scheib.
7) Infielder Pete Suder was released by the Kansa City Athletics on this date in 1955.
8) In 1961 on this date, the Milwaukee Braves traded infielder Billy Martin to the Minnesota Twins.
9) Pitcher Joe Nuxhall was signed as a free agent by the Cincinnati Reds on this date in 1962.
10) In 1964 on this date, the Cleveland Indians released pitcher Gene Conley*.
Johnny Hopp died on this date in 2003