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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

October 27
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 2

1952 Topps #100 Del Rice Card                         1952 Topps Ralph Kiner Card Front
   Del Rice was born this date in 1922                 Ralph Kiner* was born this date in 1922

 

Events/Transactions: 5

1952 Topps #103 Cliff Mapes Card                   
1) On this date in 1952, outfielder Cliff Mapes and infielder Neil Berry* were traded by the Detroit Tigers
to the St. Louis Browns.

 

                   
2) Catcher/outfielder  J.W. (Jay) Porter*  was traded by the Cleveland Indians to the Washington Senators
on this date in 1958.
3) In 1961 on this date, the Milwaukee Braves released catcher Sammy White.

 


4) Former Pittsburgh Pirates all-star shortstop  Dick Groat  was traded by the St.Louis Cardinals to the
 Philadelphia Phillies in a 6 player trade on this date in 1965.

 


5) Former NY Yankees all-star second-baseman  Billy Martin  was fired by the Yankees as their manager for the 4th
time on this date in 1985.

 

Died: 2

                                        
Clark Griffith* died on this date in 1955                          Ed Erautt died on this date in 2013

* Clark Griffith shown on 1952 Topps Look-N-See style card.
Biography

 

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