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.
George (Snuffy) Stirnweiss was born on this day in 1918 Bud Byerly was born on this day in 1920
Tommy Glaviano was born on this day in 1923
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) New York Yankees shortstop Phil Rizzuto was selected by the BBWA as the
American League MVP on this date in 1950.
2) Outfielder Hank Sauer was signed as a free agent by the New York Giants on this date in 1956.
3,4) The Milwaukee Braves released catcher Stan Lopata* and outfielder Andy Pafko on this date in 1959.
5) Former Philadelphia Athletics outfielder Gus Zernial was released by the Detroit Tigers also
on this date in 1959.
Clarence (Bud) Podbielan died on this date in 1982 Bobby Avila died on this date in 2004
Fred Marsh died on this date in 2006 Dave Cole* died on this date in 2011