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.
Johnny Pesky was born on this day in 1919 Dick Hall* was born on this day in 1930
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) The Cincinnati Reds traded Clyde Vollmer to the Washington Senators
for Carden Gillenwater on this date in 1948.
2) Braves rookie Eddie Mathews hit 3 home runs in a game against the Brooklyn Dodgers on this date in 1952. Boxscore
3) Playing their last game as a ML franchise, the St.Louis Browns* lost 2-1 to Lefty Pitcher Billy Pierce and the
Chicago White Sox on this date in 1953. Boxscore
Browns outfielder Johnny Groth scored the last run for the
St.Louis Browns in that game.
5) On this date in 1954, pitcher Karl Drews was released by the Cincinnati Redlegs.
Dick Rozek died on this date in 2001