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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

October 7
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.


Born: 4

   Frank Baumholtz was born on this day in 1918               Al Sima was born on this day in 1921

1952 Topps #6 Grady Hatton Card                            
Grady Hatton was born on this day in 1922               Joe Presko was born on this day in 1928


Events/Transactions: 10
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)

1) Manager Casey Stengel* was fired by the Brooklyn Dodgers on this date in 1936.
2) On this date in 1950, NY  Yankees rookie southpaw  Whitey Ford* won his 1st World Series game
by defeating the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 at Yankee Stadium. Boxscore

3-5) Pitcher Joe Haynes, pitcher Tom Ferrick*, and catcher Clyde Kluttz  were released
by the Washington Senators on this date in 1952.


1952 Topps #32 Eddie Robinson Baseball Card                         1952 Topps #39 Dizzy Trout Baseball Card
6-7) First baseman Eddie Robinson and pitcher Dizzy Trout were released by the
Baltimore Orioles on this date in 1957.


8) Pitcher Billy Hoeft was released  by the San Francisco Giants on this date in 1966.
9) Also on this date in 1966, outfielder Harvey Kuenn* was released by the Philadelphia Phillies.
10)  In 1988 on this date, the New York Yankees hired Dallas Green to replace Billy Martin as manager.
This would be Martin's last round of managing the Yankees.


Died: 1

Leo Durocher died on this date in 1991