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.
Red Rolfe was born on this day in 1908 Johnny Klippstein was born on this day in 1927
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) Pitcher Dick Fowler was released by the Philadelphia Athletics on this date in 1952.
2) On this date in 1955, the Cleveland Indians purchased pitcher George Spencer from the St.Louis Cardinals.
3) Pitcher George (Red) Munger was released by the Pittsburgh Pirates on this date in 1956.
4) On this date in 1958, shortstop Solly Hemus and pitcher Bill Wight were released
by the St.Louis Cardinals.
5) Former Brooklyn Dodger pitcher Clem Labine was released by the Pittsburgh Pirates
on this date in 1961.
6) Manager Yogi Berra was fired by the NY Yankees after losing the World Series to the St.Louis Cardinals in 7 games on this date in 1964.
7) On this date in 1966, catcher Smoky Burgess was released by the Chicago White Sox.
8-9) Also in 1966 on this date, former Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Bob Friend and infielder Roy McMillan were
released by the NY Mets.
Bob Swift died on this date in 1966 Bud Sheely* died on this date in 1985
Ray Boone died on this date in 2004