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.
Ed Erautt was born on this date in 1924 Bobby Shantz was born on this date in 1925
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) Philadelphia Phillies relief ace right hander Jim Konstanty made his 71st appearance, setting a ML record,
on this date in 1950. Boxscore
2) Yankee catcher Yogi Berra played at 3rd base and centerfielder Mickey Mantle played shortstop as the Yankees
lost 8-6 to the Philadelphia Athletics in the A's last ML home game on this date in 1954. Boxscore
3) Pitcher Joe Black was released by the Washington Senators on this date in 1957.
4) On this date in 1958, the Chicago Cubs released catcher Charlie Silvera.
5) Milwaukee Braves ace left handed pitcher Warren Spahn became the winningest NL lefty by beating the
Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 on this date in 1959. It was also Spahn's 21st win of the season. Boxscore