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.
Jimmie Dykes* was born on this day in 1896 Birdie Tebbetts was born on this day in 1912
Johnny Lipon was born on this day in 1922 Carmen Mauro* was born on this day in 1926
Gene Conley* was born on this day in 1930
1) On this date in 1954, Clark Griffith** mortgaged his Montana ranch
and became owner and general manager of the Washington Senators .
** Clark Griffith shown on 1952 Topps Look-N-See style card.
2) Pitcher Billy Pierce was obtained by the Chicago White Sox in a trade with the Detroit Tigers on this date in 1948.
3) On this date in 1954, the Washington Senators released infielder Johnny Pesky.
4) Giants centerfielder Willie Mays was named NL Most Valuable Player on this date in 1965.
5) On this date in 1950, the Cleveland Indians signed Al Lopez* to a two year
Chuck Connors* died this date in 1992 Hal Newhouser* died this date in 1998
Ken Raffensberger died this date in 2002