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.
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) Negro leagues pitcher Satchel Paige** pitched 5 innings and defeated the Dizzy Dean All-Stars 8-1 on this date in 1942.
2) On this date in 1948, Schenectady (Canadian-American League) left-handed pitcher Tom Lasorda* struck out 25 batters
in a 25 inning game against rival Amsterdam
** Satchel Paige shown on Keith Conforti designed card.
3) 1st baseman Eddie Robinson and pitcher Ray Scarborough were traded by the Washington Senators to the Chicago White Sox
on this date in 1950. In the transaction, the Senators obtained infielder Cass Michaels and pitcher Bob Kuzava .
4) On this date in 1964, San Francisco Giants catcher Del Crandall delivered a 23rd inning pinch hit run scoring double
to end a seven hour 22 minute marathon game against the New York Mets. Boxscore
Jack Dittmer* died on this date in 2014