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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

October 26
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 3

                                                             
   George (Snuffy) Stirnweiss was born on this day in 1918               Bud Byerly was born on this day in 1920
 

1952 Topps #56 Tommy Glaviano Baseball Card
Tommy Glaviano was born on this day in 1923

 

Events/Transactions: 5
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
 

1952 Topps #11 Phil Rizzuto Baseball Card
1) New York Yankees shortstop Phil Rizzuto was selected by the BBWA as the
American League MVP on this date in 1950.

 

1952 Topps #35 Hank Sauer Baseball Card                    1952 Topps #1 Andy Pafko Card
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.

 

1952 Topps #31 Gus Zernial Baseball Card
5) Former Philadelphia Athletics outfielder Gus Zernial was released by the Detroit Tigers also
on this date in 1959.
 

Died: 4

                                                  
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

 

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