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.
Clyde McCullough was born on this day in 1917 Mel Queen* was born on this day in 1918
Cass Michaels was born on this day in 1926
1) On this date in 1912, ground was broken for
what would become the Brooklyn Dodgers* ballpark Ebbets Field.
2) On this date in 1948, Stan Musial* signed a $31,000 contract with the St.Louis Cardinals, ending his holdout.
3) In 1955 on this date, the Milwaukee Braves released George (Catfish) Metkovich.
4) Shortstop Pee Wee Reese was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on this date in 1984.
5) In 2004 on this date, Commissioner Bud Selig announced that Jackie Robinson Day would be
celebrated in every ML ballpark on April 15th.