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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

March 20
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 1


Al Widmar was born on this day in 1925

 

Events/Transactions: 5


1)  On this date in 1915 in Boston, the new Braves Field* construction began as ground was
 broken on Commonwealth Avenue. Braves Field

 

                        
2)  Infielder Roy Smalley was traded by the Chicago Cubs to the Milwaukee Braves for pitcher Dave Cole* on this date in 1954.
(The trade opened up the Cubs shortstop position for a young prospect named Ernie Banks)

 

                   
3)
The Yankees sold Joe Collins, first baseman/outfielder, to the Philadelphia Phillies on this date in 1958.
(Collins promptly retired thereby canceling the deal)
4) On this date in 1959, the Cincinnati Redlegs released infielder/outfielder Eddie Miksis.


5)  On this date in 1962, pitcher Ken Lehman* was traded to the Cleveland Indians
by the Philadelphia Phillies.

  

Died: 1


Mel Parnell died on this date in 2012

                      

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