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.
Bob Swift was born on this day in 1915 Clarence (Bud) Podbielan was born on this day in 1924
1) In 1923 on this date, the St.Louis Cardinals* announced that they would
start the season with numbers on the left sleeves of their uniforms.
2) Infielder Eddie Stanky was traded by the Brooklyn Dodgers to the Boston Braves on this date in 1948.
3) In 1980 on this date, former New York Giants pitcher George Bamberger* suffered a heart attack while managing the Milwaukee
Brewersat their spring training camp at Sun City in Arizona.
4) In 1985 on this date, former St.Louis Cardinal outfielder Enos (Country) Slaughter
was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.