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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

March 5
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 2

1952 Topps #34 Elmer Valo Baseball Card                           
Elmer Valo was born on this day in 1921                 Del Crandall was born on this day in 1930

 

Events/Transactions: 2


 1) On this date in 1922, NY Yankee outfielder  Babe Ruth** became the highest paid ballplayer when he
signed a three year contract paying him $50,000 per year.

** Babe Ruth shown on 1952 Topps Look-N-See card.
 


2) In 1936 on this date, the St.Louis Cardinals* traveled to Cuba and were
defeated by the Cuban All-Star team. Louis Tiant Sr. pitched for the Cubans. Dizzy and Paul Dean,
who were holding out, did not participate.

               

Died: 1


Leo Thomas* died on this date in 2001

                      

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