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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

November 8
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.


Born: 2

                              1952 Topps #38 Wally Westlake Baseball Card
Bucky Harris* was born on this day in 1896           Wally Westlake was born on this day in 1920


Events/Transactions: 4

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.

1952 Topps #106 Mickey Vernon Card                             
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.

          1952 Topps #72 Karl Olson Card


1952 Topps Whitey Ford Card Front
4)  New York Yankees left handed pitcher Whitey Ford* won the Cy Young Award on this date in 1961.


Died: 3

Bob Chipman died on this date in 1973                Bucky Harris* died on this date in 1977

1952 Topps #97 Earl Torgeson Card
Earl Torgeson died on this date in 1990