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.
Bing Crosby* was born on this day in 1904
* *Bob Hope, Bing Crosby shown on card designed by Bob Lemke.
Ralph Brickner* was born on this day in 1925
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) In 1954 on this date, St.Louis Cardinals Stan Musial* hit five home runs while playing a doubleheader
in St.Louis against the New York Giants, Boxscore Game #1, Boxscore Game #2
2) Infielder Vern Stephens was signed by the Chicago White Sox as a free agent on this date in 1955.
3) In 1959 on this date, the Boston Red Sox traded infielder Ted Lepcio to the Detroit Tigers for pitcher Billy Hoeft.
4) Outfielder Harry Simpson, on this date in 1959, was traded by the Kansas City Athletics to the Chicago White Sox for
infielder Ray Boone.
5) In 1969 on this date, former Cleveland Indians catcher and 1969 Chicago White Sox manager Al Lopez* resigned
due to health reasons.
Virgil Stallcup died on this date in 1989