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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

March 17
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 2

1952 Topps #35 Hank Sauer Baseball Card                                
Hank Sauer was born on this day in 1917                 Pete Reiser was born on this day in 1919

 

Events/Transactions: 3

                        
1) On this date in 1936, rookie Joe DiMaggio* made his Yankee debut getting 4 hits, including a triple,
in a spring training game against the St.Louis Cardinals.
2) In 1946 on this date, the Brooklyn Dodgers took the field against their minor league farm team,
the Montreal Royals, with Jackie Robinson in the Royals line-up.
(The game was the first appearance of an integrated team in organized baseball in the 20th century).

 


3) The Brooklyn Dodgers traded pitcher Erv Palica to the Baltimore Orioles for frank Kellert
on this date in 1955.
        

Died: 2

                       
Bob Hooper died on this date in 1980          Whitey Lockman* died on this date in 2009

                      

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