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.
Carl Furillo* was born on this day in 1922 Toby Atwell was born on this day in 1924
1)On this date in 1930, NY Yankee outfielder Babe Ruth** again becames the highest paid ballplayer when he
signed a new two year contract paying him $80,000 per year.
** Babe Ruth shown on 1952 Topps Look-N-See card.
1) Outfielder Gene Woodling was released by the New York Mets on this date in 1963.
2) In 1966 on this date, the "The Old Perfessor", Casey Stengel* was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Dale Coogan died on this date in 1989. Bill Nicholson died on this date in 1996
Joe DiMaggio* died on this date in 1999