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.
Steve Souchock was born on this day in 1919
1) On this date in 1959, the Cleveland Indians traded Larry Doby to the Detroit Tigers for Tito Francona.
2) In 1998 on this date, Larry Doby was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
3) Also on this date in 1998, former White Sox announcer Jack Brickhouse* underwent surgery to remove a tumor from his brain.
Brickhouse would die five months later while getting dressed to attend long time friend Harry Carey's funeral.
Frank (Stubby) Overmire died on this date in 1977 Jerry Priddy died on this date in 1980