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.
Wes Westrum was born on this day in 1922
1) Tigers pitcher Hal Newhouser* was named American League MVP on this date in 1944.
2) On this date in 1950, the Brooklyn Dodgers named Chuck Dressen as their
3) Catcher Les Moss and outfielder Tom Wright* were traded by the
Boston Red Sox to the St.Louis Browns on this date in 1951 for catcher
Gus Niarhos and outfielder Ken Wood.
4) On this date in 1953, Brooklyn Dodgers announcer Red Barber* resigned from the broadcast booth at Ebbetts Field to
take the same job in the broadcast booth at Yankee stadium for the NY Yankees.
5) Catcher Hobie Landrith* was traded by the Cincinnati Redlegs for outfielder Hal Jeffcoat of the Chicago Cubs
on this date in 1955.
6) Milwaukee Braves pitcher Warren Spahn was named the Cy Young Award winner
on this date in 1957.
Sam Calderone* died on this date in 2006 Gil McDougald died on this date in 2010.