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.
Dick Young* was born on this day in 1928
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) On this date in 1946, pitcher Bobo Newsom* was released by the Philadelphia Athletics.
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
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.
Marv Rickert died on this date in 1978