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.
Russ Meyer was born on this day in 1923 Bobby Thomson was born on this day in 1923
Bobby Brown* was born on this day in 1924 Roy Hartsfield was born on this day in 1925
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) Former Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Casey Stengel* was signed as the new Boston Bees manager
on this date in 1937.
2) Larry Doby, Cleveland Indians outfielder, was traded to the Chicago White Sox
for slick fielding infielder Chico Carrasquel and outfielder Jim Busby
on this date in 1955.
3) Marty Marion* resigned as the Chicago White Sox manager on this date in 1956.
The White Sox replaced Marion with Al Lopez*.
4) Infielder Ted Lepcio was released by the Minnesota Twins on this date in 1961.
5.) Lepcio was immediately signed by the NY Mets, also on this date in 1961.
6) On this date in 1965, former NY Giants and Brooklyn Dodgers manager Leo Durocher was signed to
manage the Chicago Cubs.
Pete Reiser died on this date in 1981