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.
Eddie Joost was born on this day in 1916 Lou Brissie was born on this day in 1924
(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.
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.
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.
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*.
Hal Keller* died on this date in 2012