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.
Rube Marquard* was born on this day in 1886
* Rube Marquard shown on 1952 Topps Look-N-See style card.
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) Third baseman Randy Jackson was signed by the Chicago Cubs as an amateur free agent on this date in 1947.
2) The Yankees beat the Dodgers 10-6 and won the World Series in 5 games thanks to Bobby Brown* hitting .500 and driving
in five runs on this date in 1949. Boxscore
3) Pitcher Ed Lopat was released by the Baltimore Orioles on this date in 1955.
4) Also on this date in 1955, first baseman Eddie Waitkus was released by the Philadelphia Phillies.
5) On this date in 1956, the Boston Red Sox released right handed pitcher Harry (Fritz) Dorish.
6) Also on this date in 1956, Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Clem Labine shut out the Bronx Bombers 1-0 in 10 innings to knot the
World Series at 3 games apiece. Boxscore
7) New York Yankees manager Casey Stengel* won his 7th World Series with a 6-2 victory
over the Milwaukee Braves on this date in 1958. Boxscore This tied "The Old Perfessor" with Joe McCarthy
in World Series wins as a ML manager.
8) Pitcher Ernie Johnson* was released by the Baltimore Orioles on this date in 1959.
9) On this date in 1961, outfielder Jim Busby was released by the Baltimore Orioles.
10) Also on this date in 1961, the Baltimore Orioles released outfielder/pinch hitter Dave Philley.
11) Pitcher Chuck Stobbs was released by the Minnesota Twins also on this date in 1961.
12) On this date in 1963, right-handed pitcher (Sad) Sam Jones was released by the St.Louis Cardinals.
13) In 1964 on this date, the Houston Colt 45's released second baseman Nellie Fox*.
14) On this date in 1967, pitcher Curt Simmons was released by the California Angels.
Howie Fox died on this date in 1955