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.
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) On this date in 1950, Pittsburgh Pirate slugger Ralph Kiner* hit for the cycle, adding a 2nd home run, in a 16-11
victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers at Ebbets Field. Boxscore
2) Infielder/outfielder Paul Lehner* was selected off waivers by the Boston Red Sox from the Cleveland Indians
on this date in 1952.
3) In 1956 on this date, a the Boston Red Sox purchased pitcher Harry (Fritz) Dorish from
the Baltimore Orioles.
4) Infielder/outfielder Dick Williams was selected off waivers by the Baltimore Orioles from the Brooklyn Dodgers
on this date in 1956.
5) In 1962 on this date, the Detroit Tigers traded 1st baseman/outfielder Charley Maxwell to the Chicago White Sox.
Joe Muir died on this date in 1980