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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

November 16
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 1


Harry Chiti* was born on this day in 1932

 

November 16,
1950 Rule 5 Draft: 13

 

1952 Topps #18 Merrill Combs Baseball Card                        
1) Shortstop Merrill Combs was drafted by the St.Louis Browns from the Cleveland Indians in the Rule 5 draft.
2) In the Rule 5 draft, the Chicago White Sox drafted right handed pitcher Hal Brown* from Seattle
of the Pacific Coast League (PCL).

 

          
3) Infielder Joe DeMaestri was drafted by the Chicago White Sox from the Boston Red Sox in the Rule 5 draft.
4) New York Yankee minor league shortstop Jack Cusick* was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the Rule 5 draft.
5) In the Rule 5 draft, the Chicago White Sox drafted right handed pitcher Ken Holcombe
from the St.Louis Browns.

 

1952 Topps #74 Andy Hansen Card               1952 Topps #58 Bob Mahoney Baseball Card
6)  Pitcher Andy Hansen was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies from the New York Giants  in the Rule 5 draft.
7) The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Dale Long* from the New York Yankee in the Rule 5 draft.
8)  In the Rule 5 draft, the Chicago Cubs drafted pitcher Turk Lown from the Brooklyn Dodgers.
9)  In the Rule 5 draft, the Chicago White Sox drafted right handed pitcher Bob Mahoney
from the St.Louis Cardinals.

 

              
10)  Pitcher Morrie Martin was drafted by the Philadelphia Athletics from the Brooklyn Dodgers  in the Rule 5 draft.
11) The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted George Metkovich from Oakland of the Pacific Coast League in the Rule 5 draft.
12)  In the Rule 5 draft, the Detroit Tigers drafted outfielder Steve (Bud) Souchock from the Chicago White Sox.
13)  The Philadelphia Phillies drafted catcher and former 30 year old minor league team player/manager Del Wilber
from the St.Louis Cardinals in the Rule 5 draft.
 

Events/Transactions: 4
 

1952 Topps Ralph Kiner Card Front                        
1) Future HOF Ralph Kiner*  was traded by the Chicago Cubs  for (Sad) Sam Jones of the Cleveland Indians
 on this date in 1954.

 


2) Dick Groat was named National League MVP on this date in 1960.
 

                               
3) Second baseman Johnny Temple* was traded by the Cleveland Indians for catcher Harry Chiti* of the Baltimore Orioles
on this date in 1961. The trade also included 2 other minor league players going to Cleveland.

 

 
4) The Detroit Tigers signed left handed  pitcher Billy Hoeft as a free agent
on this date in 1964.
 

Died: 3

                                  
 Russ Meyer died on this date in 1997                           Floyd Baker died on this date in 2004


Sandy Consuegra died on this date in 2005* 

                              

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