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.
Howie Pollet was born on this day in 1921
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) Detroit Tigers outfielder Pat Mullin hit 3 home runs in a game
against the Chicago White Sox on this date in 1949. Boxscore
2) Catcher/outfielder Yogi Berra, in a game at old Wrigley Field in Los Angeles, collected his 2,000 career hit
in a game against the Los Angeles Angels on this date in 1961. Boxscore
3) In 1962 on this date, the Huston Colt 45's purchased outfielder Bob Cerv* from the NY Yankees.
Cerv would make his debut for the Colt 45's on June 29th and go 0 for 3 against Jim O'Toole and the Cincinnati Reds.
4) Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda* underwent angioplasty surgery
after suffering a mild heart attach on this date in 1996.
Roy Campanella died on this date in 1993 Jack Urban* died on this date in 2006