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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

June 5
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 2

        1952 Topps #45 Eddie Joost Baseball Card                                   
   Eddie Joost was born on this day in 1916                   Lou Brissie was born on this day in 1924

 

Events/Transactions: 7
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
 


1) On this date in 1946, colorful pitcher Bobo Newsom* was signed by the Washington Senators
as a free agent.

 

                     1952 Topps #4 Don Lenhardt Card
2) Outfielder Richie Ashburn of the Philadelphia Phillies hit safely in his 23rd straight game on this date in 1948.
 In a 6 to 5 win against the Chicago Cubs, Ashburn set a new NL modern day record for rookie players. Boxscore
3) On this date in 1951, the Chi. White Sox traded inf/of Paul Lehner* to the St.Louis Browns for inf/of Don Lenhardt.

 

1952 Topps #118 Ken Raffensberger Card                        1952 Topps #40 Irv Noren Baseball Card
4) Pitcher Ken Raffensberger was released by the Cincinnati Redlegs on this date in 1954.
5) In 1960 on this date, the Chicago Cubs released outfielder Irv Noren.

 

1952 Topps #100 Del Rice Card                       
6) Catcher Del Rice was released by the Chicago Cubs on this date in 1960.
7) Also in 1960 on this date, the Chicago Cubs released outfielder Frank Thomas*.

 

Died: 1


Hal Keller* died on this date in 2012

 

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