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.
Eddie Stanky was born on this day in 1916 Sandy Consuegra* was born on this day in 1920
Morrie Martin was born on this day in 1922
(Box scores provided by baseball-reference.com)
1) On this date in 1947, The NY Yankees*, in the 1st game of a twinbill against the Boston Red Sox* played at Fenway Park,
pounded out 18 hits, all singles, in an 11-2 victory. Boxscore
2) Pitcher Tommy Byrne was purchased by the New York Yankees from Seattle of the PCL
on this date in 1954.
3) On this date in 1956, the Brooklyn Dodgers re-signed as a free agent, pitcher Ralph Branca.
4) Braves Pitcher Warren Spahn recorded his 41st career shut-out with an 8-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs
on this date in 1957. Spahn's shut-out set a new ML record for left handed pitchers. Boxscore
5) On this date in 1973, after 11 years at the helm and a 944-806 record, Ralph Houk resigned as the Yankee skipper.
Clyde Sukeforth died on this date in 2000