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.
Les Moss was born on this day in 1925
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) On this date in 1950, Pittsburgh Pirate slugger Johnny Hopp went 6 for 6, including 2 homers, in leading
the Pirates to a 16-9 win over the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Boxscore
2) 1st baseman Don Bollweg was traded by the St.Louis Cardinals to the New York Yankees on this date in 1951.
3) Also in 1951 on this date, right handed pitcher Bobby Hogue was selected off waivers by The St.Louis Browns from
the Boston Braves.
4) On this date in 1956, the Baltimore Orioles purchased right-handed pitcher Billy Loes from the Brooklyn Dodgers.
5) Pitcher Johnny Schmitz was purchased by the Baltimore Orioles from the Boston Red Sox on this date in 1956.
6) , The Philadelphia Phillies traded infielder Bobby Morgan to the St.Louis Cardinals for infielder Solly Hemus
also on this date in 1956.
7) Pitcher Sandy Consuegra* was selected off waivers by the New York Giants from the Baltimore Orioles on this date in 1957.
8) On this date in 1966, outfielder/infielder Frank Thomas* was signed by the Chicago Cubs as a free agent.|
9) In 1967 on this date, New York Yankees future Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle hit his 500th home run.
The HR came off Baltimore Orioles pitcher
10) In 1972 on this date , playing in his first game with his new team, the New York Mets,
hit a game winning home run against his former teammates, the San Francisco Giants. Boxscore
Harry Byrd* died on this date in 1985 Jim Lemon* died on this date in 2006