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.
Dick Groat was born on this day in 1930
1) On this date in 1953, shortstop Eddie Joost succeeded Jimmy Dykes as manager
of the Philadelphia Athletics. Joost would lead the 1954 Athletics to a 51-103 record as player/manager.
2) On this date in 1965, Al Lopez* reigned as manager of
the Chicago White Sox.
Cy Young* died on this date in 1955
* Cy Young shown on 1952 Topps
Look-N-See style card.
Did you know Cy was short for Cyclone?
(Cy Young Bio.)
Vern Stephens died on this date in 1968 George Bradshaw* died on this date in 1994