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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

March 18
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 4

                                
Al Benton was born on this day in 1911                 Hal White* was born on this day in 1919

                                
Fred Hatfield was born on this day in 1925                Dick Littlefield* was born on this day in 1926

 

Events/Transactions: 2

                       
1) Pitcher Gene Beardon was selected  off waivers by the Chicago White Sox from the
St.Louis Browns on this date in 1953.
2) On this date in 1963, the Washington Senators purchased pitcher Ron Kline* from the Detroit Tigers.

 

                   
3) On this date in 1985, Hall of Famer's Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle were reinstated into organized baseball
by commissioner Peter Uberroth. Both players had been banned by previous baseball
commissioner Bowie Kuhn due to their employment by Atlantic City casinos.
            

Died: 1


Gene Beardon died on this date in 2004

                      

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