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 Pellagrini was born on this day in 1918 Cliff Mapes was born on this day in 1922
Joe Rossi was born on this day in 1921
1) On this date in 1952, Pitcher Bill Kennedy was purchased by the Chicago White Sox
from the St.Louis Browns.
2) In 1954 on this date, outfielder Bobby Thomson of the Milwaukee Braves broke his ankle sliding into a base during an exhibition game.
He was replaced by a promising prospect named Hank Aaron*.
3) On this date in 1960, Chicago White Sox owner Bill Veeck* unveiled new road uniforms with players names
above the number on the back.
Frank House died on this date in 2005. Al Rosen died on this date in 2015