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.
Hal Hudson* was born on this day in 1927
*Hal Hudson shown on card designed by bobscustomcards.blogspot.com
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) Sensational Boston Red Sox rookie outfielder Ted Williams* cleared the right field roof at Briggs Stadium in Detroit
on this date in 1939. Williams blast was the first to clear the right-field roof at Briggs Stadium. Briggs Stadium
2) On this date in 1951, outfielder Barney McCosky was purchased by the Cincinnati Reds
from the Philadelphia Athletics
3) On this date in 1954, the Philadelphia Phillies* and St.Louis Cardinals* set a ML record by using
42 players in an 11 inning game. The Phillies won the 4 1/2 hr. game 14-10. Boxscore
4) 3rd baseman Randy Jackson was traded to the Chicago Cubs by the Cleveland Indians
in 1959 on this date.
5) On this date in 1963, the Philadelphia Phillies purchased outfielder Jim Lemon* from the Minnesota Twins.
6) On this date in 1955, pitcher Bill Henry* was traded by the Cincinnati Reds to the San Francisco Giants for Jim Duffalo.
7) In 1966 on this date, San Francisco Giants centerfielder and future HOF'er Willie Mays hit his NL
record 512th home run. Boxscore
Bob Elliott died on this date in 1966 Paul Richards died on this date in 1986
Bill MacDonald died on this date in 1999 Jim Delsing died on this date in 2006
Ernie Harwell* died on this date in 2010