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.
Bobby Hofman was born on this day in 1925
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) Brooklyn Dodgers centerfielder Duke Snider doubled in the 11th inning to drive in the
winning run in a 6-5 game 5 World Series victory over the NY Yankees on this date in 1952. Boxscore
2) Dodgers outfielder Carl Furillo* hit a 2-run HR in the top of 9th inning of world series game 6 to tie the score,
but a single in the bottom of the 9th by Yankees infielder Billy Martin drove in
the winning run to win the game and the series on this date in 1953. Boxscore
3) Pitcher Bob Kuzava was purchased by the Kansas City Athletics from the Philadelphia Phillies on this date in 1955.
4) On this date in 1959, right handed pitcher Murry Dickson was released by the Kansas City Athletics.
5) Also in 1959 on this date, former Philadelphia Phillies all-star shortstop Granny Hamner was released
by the Cleveland Indians.
6) Outfielder Elmer Valo was released by the Cleveland Indians on this date in 1959.
7) The Wash. Senators traded 3 players, including pitcher Dick Donovan* to the Cleveland Indians for OF Jim Piersall*
on this date in 1961.
Dixie Howell died on this date in 1990