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.
Bucky Harris* was born on this day in 1896 Wally Westlake was born on this day in 1920
1) 1st baseman Walt Dropo of the Boston Red Sox was named Rookie of the Year on this date in 1950.
2) On this date in 1951, New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra was named
American League MVP.
3) 1st baseman Mickey Vernon, along with pitchers Bob Porterfield and Johnny Schmitz were traded
by the Washington Senators to the Boston Red Sox in a 9 player trade on this date in 1955. Going to the Senators included
pitcher Dick Brodowski and outfielder Karl Olson.
4) New York Yankees left handed pitcher Whitey Ford* won the Cy Young Award on this date in 1961.
Bob Chipman died on this date in 1973 Bucky Harris* died on this date in 1977
Earl Torgeson died on this date in 1990