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.
Jim Greengrass* was born on this day in 1927 Cal Hogue* was born on this day in 1927
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) NY Yankees slugging centerfielder Joe DiMaggio* was voted the American League MVP
on date in 1939.
2) Outfielder Pete Reiser, the 1941 NL batting champ, was released by the the Boston Braves on this date in 1950.
3) On this date in 1951, Marty Marion* was released by the St.Louis Browns. Marion would return
to the Browns as a player/manager in the '52 season.
4) Also in 1951 on this date,the Washington Senators traded shortstop Willie Miranda* for outfielder Floyd Baker
of the Chicago White Sox.
5) All-star outfielder Ralph Kiner* was released by the Cleveland Indians on this date in 1955.
6) On this date in 1956, former Cleveland Indians catcher and now the Cincinnati Redlegs manager, Birdie Tebbetts, was named
"Manager of the Year" by the Associated Press.
7) St.Louis Cardinals infielder Al (Red) Schoendienst was released on date in 1961.
Jackie Robinson died on this date in 1972 Al Brazle died on this date in 1973