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.
Jim Pearce* was born on this day in 1925 Roy Smalley was born on this day in 1926
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) Bro. Dodgers mgr. Leo Durocher was arrested for assault on a fan at Ebbets Field on this date in 1945.
The charge was dismissed after Durocher and the fan made an out-of-court monetary settlement.
2) On this date in 1949, the Chi. White Sox traded pitcher Earl Harrist to the Washington Senators for Marino Pieretti.
3) In 1952 on this date, the Cin. Reds traded Rudy Rufer to the Bro. Dodgers for pitcher Cal Abrams.
4) OF Archie Wilson was traded for OF ken Wood in a deal that sent Wilson to the Boston Red Sox and Wood to the Washington Senators on this date in 1952.
5) On this date in 1954, the Detroit Tigers traded 3 players, including catcher Johnny Bucha, to the Brooklyn Dodgers for Wayne Belardi.
6) Also in 1954 on this date, the Chicago White Sox released outfielder/pinch hitter Ed (Bud) Stewart.
7) On this date in 1954, St.Louis Cardinals pitcher Harvey Haddix shut out the Brooklyn Dodgers 3-0. Haddix was the
1st left-handed pitcher to shut out the Dodgers since 1950. Boxscore
8) Pitcher Joe Black was traded by the Bro. Dodgers for OF Bob Borkowski of the Cincinnati Redlegs on this date in 1955.
9) In 1963 on this date, the Boston Red Sox released pitcher Ivan (Ike) DeLock.
10) Also in 1963 on this date, the Baltimore Orioles signed Ivan (Ike) DeLock as a free agent.
Jack Littrell* died on this date in 2009