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 (The Hat) Walker* was born on this day in 1916
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) 3rd baseman Grady Hatton was released by the Baltimore Orioles on this date in 1956.
2) Also on this date in 1956, the Detroit Tigers released right handed pitcher Walt Masterson.
3) Outfielder Bob Nieman* was released by the San Francisco Giants on this date in 1962.
4) Charley Finley announced that his newly transplanted Oakland Athletics hired Joe DiMaggio* to be their new
executive vice-president on this date in 1967.
5) Former Giants infielder Bill Rigney was named as the new manager of the Minnesota Twins on this date in 1969.
6) Former Brooklyn Dodgers and St.Louis Cardinals infielder Gene Mauch* resigned as manager
of the California Angels on this date in 1982.
Roy Smalley died on this date in 2011