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) Of Jim Busby was signed by the the Chicago White Sox as an amateur free agent on this date in 1948.
2) On this date in 1948, infielder Gene Mauch* was selected off waivers by the Chi. Cubs from the Brooklyn Dodgers.
3) Also in 1948 on this date, the Bos. Red Sox signed pitcher Willard Nixon as a free agent.
4) In 1950 on this date, the Chicago Cubs traded Bob Scheffing to the Cincinnati Reds for outfielder Ron Northey.
5) Of Jim Busby was traded by the Washington Senators to the Chicago White Sox for 3 players on this date in 1955.
The three included pitcher Bob Chakales, catcher Clint Courtney*, and outfielder Johnny Groth
6) Pitcher Lou Kretlow was purchased by Seattle of the PCL from the Baltimore Orioles on this date in 1955.
7) In 1960 on this date, the L.A. Dodgers signed outfielder Irv Noren as a free agent.
Bob Garber* died on this date in 1999