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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

September 15
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.

 

Born: 0

 

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


1) Chicago Orphans (changed to Cubs in 1903)  infielders Joe Tinker*, Johnny Evers*, and Frank Chance* pulled off their first double-play
  on this date in 1902.

* Tinker, Evers, & Chance shown on 1952 Topps Look-N-See style card.
 


2) On this date in 1931, owner/manager Connie Mack* and his Philadelphia Athletics clinched the AL pennant
with a 14-3 win over the Cleveland Indians. This would be Mack's 9th and last AL championship. Boxscore

*Connie Mack card designed by Keith Conforti.
 


3) On this date in 1950, NY Yankee slugger  Johnny Mize hit 3 home runs in a game against the Detroit Tigers .
This was a ML record 6th time "The Big Cat" hit 3 home runs in a game. Boxscore


 

 1952 Topps #86 Ted Gray Card                     
4) Pitcher Ted Gray was released by the Baltimore Orioles on this date in 1955.
5) On this date in 1960, San Francisco Giants centerfielder Willie Mays tied a ML record by
pounding out 3 triples in a game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Boxscore

 


 

Died: 2

                                                       
George (Snuffy) Stirnweiss
died on this date in 1958               Smoky Burgess died on this date in 1991

 

 

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