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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

June 3
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.


Born: 1

Dick Young* was born on this day in 1928


Events/Transactions: 4
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)

1) On this date in 1946, pitcher Bobo Newsom* was released by the Philadelphia Athletics.


 1952 Topps #4 Don Lenhardt Card                    1952 Topps #15 Johnny Pesky Baseball Card
2) Don Lenhardt, Bill Wight, Walt Dropo, Fred Hatfield, & Johnny Pesky
were traded by the Boston Red Sox to the Detroit Tigers in a 9 player blockbuster deal  on this date in 1952 for
Hoot Evers, George Kell, Johnny Lipon, & Dizzy Trout

           1952 Topps #89 Johnny Lipon Card     1952 Topps #39 Dizzy Trout Baseball Card    



                1952 Topps #100 Del Rice Card    
3) Future HOF'er Stan Musial* hit his 300th home run in a game against the Brooklyn Dodgers on this date in 1955. Boxscore
4) The St.Louis Cardinals traded catcher Del Rice to the Milwaukee Braves for OF Pete Whisenant*
also on this date in 1955.


Died: 1

1952 Topps #50 Marv Rickert Baseball Card
Marv Rickert died on this date in 1978