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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

September 24
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.


Born: 1

Clyde Vollmer was born on this day in 1921


Events/Transactions: 7
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)

1952 Topps #14 Bob Elliott Baseball Card
1) Boston Braves infielder Bob Elliott hit 3 successive home runs in a
Braves 6-4 win over the NY Giants on this date in 1949. Boxscore


2) Dodger pitcher Erv Palica tossed a 2-hitter and hit a grand slam HR in an 11-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies
on this date in 1950. Boxscore
3) On this date in 1955, NY Giants manager  Leo Durocher resigned and was replaced with Bill Rigney.

4) Brooklyn Dodgers first baseman Gil Hodges had the last RBI in the last game played
at Ebbets Field on this date in 1957. Boxscore


5) Manager Casey Stengel* clinched his 8th pennant with the NY Yankees  when the Kansas City Athletics defeated the Chicago White Sox
on this date in 1957.
6) On this date in 1968, New York Mets manager  Gil Hodges suffered a heart attack during a game with the Braves.
Hodges was hospitalized and missed the rest of the season.
7) In 1979 on this date, with just a week to go in the season, Chicago Cubs manager Herman Franks resigned.


Died: 3

1952 Topps #117 Sherman Lollar Card
Sherman Lollar died on this date in 1977

                               1952 Topps #106 Mickey Vernon Card
Frank Smith died on this date in 2005                  Mickey Vernon died on this date in 2008