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.
Clem Koshorek was born on this day in 1925 Bob Mahoney was born on this day in 1928
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) On this date in 1950, Yankee slugger Joe DiMaggio* got his 2,000th hit in a New York Yankee
8 to 2 victory over the Cleveland Indians. Boxscore
2) The Philadelphia Athletics Doc Cramer** had 6 hits in 6 consecutive at bats in a 9 inning game on this date in 1932.
He did it again in 1935 to become the only AL player to accomplish the feat twice. Boxscore
3) The NY Giants signed a promising amateur free agent named Willie Mays on this date in 1950.
** Doc Cramer shown as Chicago White Sox coach in 1952.
4) Infielder Bob Young was purchased by the Phil. Phillies from the Clev. Indians on this date in 1957.
5) In 1959 on this date, the Chi. White Sox released outfielder Del Ennis.
Billy Johnson died on this date in 2006