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.
Harvey Haddix* was born on this day in 1925
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) On this date in 1946, infielder/outfielder Sherry Robertson led off the game with a home run, making it 2
consecutive times, as he led off his last game with a home run. Boxscore
2) Outfielder Tommy Brown of the Brooklyn Dodgers hit 3 home runs in a game against the Chicago Cubs
on this date in 1950. Boxscore
3) In that same game in 1950, the Cubs Ron Northey pinch hit a grand slam home run,
the 3rd of his career and a new ML record.
4) On this date in 1955, the Pittsburgh Pirates released second baseman Monty Basgall.
5) On this date in 1956, NY Yankee slugger Mickey Mantle hit his 50th home run of the season. Boxscore
The HR made Mantle the 8th ML player to achieve the 50 HR feat. He would end the season with 52.
6) The St.Louis Cardinals purchased Bob Kuzava from the Pittsburgh Pirates and Morrie Martin from the Baltimore Orioles
on this date in 1957.
7) The NY Yankees traded left-handed pitcher Bill Henry* to the Cincinnati Reds on this date in 1967.
Clyde McCullough died on this date in 1982 Marv Grissom* died on this date in 2005
Ray Coleman died on this date in 2010