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.
Saul Rogovin was born on this day in 1922 Dick Kryhoski was born on this day in 1925
1) The Philadelphia Athletics obtained shortstop Eddie Joost in a deal with the St.Louis Cardinals on this date in 1947.
2) Outfielder/1st baseman Sam Mele was signed as a free agent by the Cleveland Indians on this date in 1956.
3) In 1962 on this date, the Houston Colt .45's signed OF/pinch hitter Dave Philley as a free agent.
On the same day, Houston then traded Dave Philley to the Boston Red Sox for Tom Borland.
4) On this date in 1962, pitcher Cal McLish* was traded by the Chicago White Sox to the Philadelphia Phillies.
5) Also in 1962 on this date, the Chicago White Sox traded infielder Andy Carey* to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Birdie Tebbetts died on this date in 1999 Tom Upton died on this date in 2008
George Kell died on this date in 2009