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 cards.
Gene Hermanski was born on this day in 1920 Monte Kennedy was born on this day in 1922
Frank Campos was born on this day in 1924
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) Outfielder Marv Rickert was traded to the Boston Braves by the Cincinnati Reds on this date in 1948.
2) On this date in 1954, New York Yankee traded infielder Jim Brideweser* to the Baltimore Orioles for infielder Neil Berry* and
outfielder Dick Kokos*.
3) First baseman Glenn (Rocky) Nelson was purchased by the Brooklyn Dodgers from the Cleveland Indians on this date in 1954.
4) On this date in 1955, the New York Yankees traded pitcher Johnny Sain and outfielder Enos Slaughter to the Kansas City Athletics.
5) Also in 1955 on this date, Oakland of the PCL purchased from the Boston Red Sox,
pitcher Hal Brown*
6) Catcher Mickey Grasso was released by the New York Giants on this date in 1955.
7) Also on this date in 1955, pitcher Hal Newhouser* was released by the Cleveland Indians.
8) Also in 1955 on this date, the Baltimore Orioles selected from the New York Yankees. pitcher Art Schallock* off waivers
9) Also on this date in 1955, the Kansas City Athletics purchased from the Cleveland Indians outfielder/1st baseman,
10) Pitchers Murry Dickson and Herm Wehmeier were traded by the Philadelphia Phillies on this date in 1956
to the St.Louis Cardinals for pitchers Harvey Haddix*,
Stu Miller*,and Ben Flowers*
11) Outfielder/infielder Jim Dyck* was purchased by the Cincinnati Redlegs from the Baltimore Orioles on this date in 1956.
12) , The St.Louis Cardinals purchased infielder Grady Hatton from the Boston Red Sox also in 1956 on this date.
13) Also on this date in 1956, the Detroit Tigers signed as a free agent, pitcher Walt Masterson.
14) In 1972 on this date, the SF Giants traded Willie Mays to the New York Mets for Charlie Williams and cash.
Ben Taylor* died on this date in 1999