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.
Bob Chipman was born on this day in 1918 Myron (Joe) Ginsberg was born on this day in 1926
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) Pitcher Allie Reynolds was obtained by the New York Yankees from the Cleveland Indians on this date in 1946.
2) The Philadelphia Phillies purchased pitcher Russ Meyer from the Chicago Cubs on this date in 1948.
3) The Cleveland Indians nipped the Boston Braves 4-3 to win the World Series as rookie pitcher Gene Bearden
stared in relief, also in 1948 on this date. Boxscore
4) Outfielder Bob Addis was traded to the Chicago Cubs for shortstop Jack Cusick* by the Boston Braves
on this date in 1951.
5) Pitcher Stu Miller* was traded to the New York Giants for pitcher Jim Hearn by the Philadelphia Phillies
on this date in 1956.
6) Infielder Rocky Bridges was released by the St.Louis Cardinals on this date in 1960.
7) On this date in 1961, the New York Mets purchased pitcher Johnny Antonelli from the Milwaukee Braves.
8) Former Brooklyn Dodgers first baseman Gil Hodges was named by the New York Mets as their new
manager on this date in 1967.
Eddie Pellagrini died on this date in 2006