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.
Mickey Mantle was born on this day in 1931
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) On this date in 1955, Harry (The Hat) Walker* was released by the
2) Yankees coach Ralph Houk was named to succeed Casey Stengel* as manager of the Bronx
Bombers (New York Yankees) on this date in 1960.
3) Catcher Myron (Joe) Ginsberg was released by the Boston Red Sox on this date in 1961.
4) On this date in 1964, former Cleveland Indians right-handed pitcher (Sad) Sam Jones was released by
the Baltimore Orioles.
5) On this date in 1967, former inf/of Bob Kennedy was named by Charley Finley as the
1st manager for the new Oakland Athletics ball club.
Mel Harder* died on this date in 2002