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.
Harry Brecheen was born on this day in 1914 Ken Heintzelman was born on this day in 1915
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) The Brooklyn Dodgers traded pitcher Paul Minner to the Chicago Cubs on this date in 1949.
2) The S.L Browns traded pitcher Bob Mahoney, shortstop Stan Rojek, and outfielder Ray Coleman to the Brooklyn Dodgers
for Billy Hunter on this date in 1952.
3) The Cincinnati Reds traded catcher Joe Rossi and pitcher Cal Abrams to the Pittsburgh Pirates for outfielder Gus Bell on this date in 1952.
4) Birdie Tebbetts, 4 time all-star catcher , was released by the Cleveland Indians on this date in 1952.
5) Former Boston Braves outfielder Bob Thorpe was signed by the Chicago Cubs as a free agent on this date in 1952.
6) On this date in 1954, the Boston Red Sox purchased infielder Owen Friend from the Cleveland Indians.
7) In 1955 on this date, the New York Giants released outfielder and former Braves slugger Sid Gordon.
8) Catcher Stan Lopata* and former all-star second baseman Al (Red) Schoendienst were released by the Milwaukee Braves on this date
9) On this date in 1963, the Washington Senators released outfielder and former Chicago White Sox all-star Minnie Minoso.
10) Pitcher Tom Morgan was released by the Los Angeles Angels on this date in 1963.
11) The Red Sox released pitcher Bob Turley* also on this date in 1963.
12) Also on this date in 1963, the Cleveland Indians released all-star pitcher Early Wynn.
13) Outfielder Dick Williams was released by the Boston Red Sox on this date in 1964.
14) The SF Giants released pitcher Bill Henry* on this date in 1966.
15) Also on this date in 1966, the Cleveland Indians released former Braves catcher Del Crandall.
Vic Raschi* died on this date in 1988 Owen Friend died on this date in 2007