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) The Chicago White Sox traded infielder/outfielder Bob Kennedy to the Cleveland Indians for Al Gettel and Pat Seerey
on this date in 1948.
2) Del Ennis, Andy Seminick, and Willie Jones
of the Philadelphia Phillies hit home runs (Andy Seminick hit 3, 2 in one inning) as the Phillies set a ML record of 18 extra base hits
in a game against the Cincinnati Reds on this date in 1949. Boxscore
3) Detroit Tigers infielder George Kell hit for the cycle against the Philadelphia Athletics on this date in 1950. Boxscore
4) In 1952 on this date, the Detroit Tigers signed of/1st baseman Johnny Hopp as a free agent,.
5) Clarence (Cuddles) Marshall, pitcher, was released by the St.Louis Browns on this date in 1953.
6) Also on this date in 1953, pitcher Hal White* was selected off waivers by the the
St.Louis Cardinals from the St.Louis Browns.
7) In 1958 on this date, the Baltimore Orioles purchased left handed pitcher Lou Sleater from the Detroit Tigers.
8) Whitey Ford* of the New York Yankees struck out 6 Chicago White Sox hitters in a row to tie an AL record
on this date in 1958. Boxscore
9) On this date in 1964, pitcher Lew Burdette* was traded by the St.Louis Cardinals
to the Chicago Cubs for Glen Hobbie.
10) In 1967 on this date, the Detroit Tigers released pitcher Johnny Klippstein.
Johnny Mize died on this date in 1993 Gene Woodling died on this date in 2001
Preston Ward* died on this date in 2013