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.
Roy Campanella was born on this day in 1921 Bob Thorpe was born on this day in 1926
1951 Rule 5 Draft: 6
1) Infielder Nippy Jones was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies from the St.Louis Cardinals in the Rule 5 draft.
2) The New York Yankees drafted infielder Gene Mauch* from the Boston Braves in the Rule 5 draft.
3) In the Rule 5 draft, the Pittsburgh Pirates drafted utility infielder Clem Koshorek from the
4) Pitcher Earl Harrist was drafted by the St.Louis Browns from Oakland of the Pacific Coast League in the Rule 5 draft.
5) The Cincinnati Reds drafted catcher Joe Rossi from the Portland of the PCL in the Rule 5 draft.
6) In the Rule 5 draft, the Chicago White Sox drafted outfielder/1st baseman George Wilson* from the
Boston Red Sox.
1) On this date in 1953, pitcher Bobo Newsom* was released by the Philadelphia Athletics.
2) Outfielder Del Ennis of the Philadelphia Phillies was traded to the St.Louis Cardinals on this date in 1956 for Rip Repulski and
infielder Bobby Morgan.
3) On this date in 1958, the St.Louis Cardinals released catcher Ray Katt*.
4) Mickey Vernon was hired as the first manager of the new Washington Senators on this date in 1960.
5) The Pittsburgh Pirates traded shortstop Dick Groat to the St.Louis Cardinals on this date in 1962.
6) On this date in 1963, the Baltimore Orioles named former NY Yankees outfielder Hank Bauer as manager.
Ed Wright died on this date in 1995.