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.
Ray Murray was born on this day in 1917
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) Former Dodgers outfielder Casey Stengel* was named by the New York Yankees as their new manager on this date in 1948.
2) On this date in 1950, the Pittsburgh Pirates purchased pitcher Con Dempsey from San Francisco of the PCL.
3) Infielder Eddie Pellagrini was released by the Pittsburgh Pirates on this date in 1954.
4) On this date in 1961, the Kansas City Athletics released outfielder (Jungle) Jim Rivera*.
5) Pitcher Gerry Staley was released by the Detroit Tigers on this date in 1961.
6) On this date in 1962, the Houston Colt 45's purchased outfielder Dick Williams from the Baltimore Orioles.