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.
Joe Haynes was born on this day in 1917
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) Pitcher Bill Werle was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates by San Francisco of the Pacific Coast League
on this date in 1949.
2) In a game against the Chicago Cubs , St.Louis Cardinals rookie pitcher Jackie Collum* tossed 2 hitter in
his 1st start on this date in 1951. Boxscore
3) Brooklyn Dodgers catcher Roy Campanella hit the last ML home run ever
at Boston Braves Field on this date in 1952. Boxscore
4) On this date in 1952, the Boston Braves* played their last game at
Boston Braves Field. Boxscore The following year, they would become the Milwaukee Braves.
5) Pitcher Hoyt Wilhelm was selected off waivers by the Cleveland Indians from the St.Louis Cardinals
on this date in 1957.
6) On this date in 1959, by winning an 8-6 game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, lefty Warren Spahn notched his 20th win
of the season and tied for NL career wins by a left handed pitcher with 266. Boxscore
7) Catcher Yogi Berra hit his 358th career (and last) ML home run on this date in 1963. Boxscore
8) On this date in 1970, the Chicago Cubs selected off waivers, Hoyt Wilhelm, from the Atlanta Braves.
Murry Dickson died on this date in 1989