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Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:

November 1
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.


Born: 1

Pat Mullin was born on this day in 1917


November 1,
1946 Rule 5 Draft: 7

      1952 Topps #69 Virgil Stallcup Card     1952 Topps #95 Ken Holcombe Card
1) 1st baseman Ferris Fain was drafted by the Philadelphia Athletics from San Francisco of the PCL in the Rule 5 draft.
2) Boston Red Sox shortstop Virgil Stallcup was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the Rule 5 draft.
3) In the Rule 5 draft, the Pittsburgh Pirates drafted right handed pitcher Ken Holcombe
from the NY Yankees.

1952 Topps #103 Cliff Mapes Card     1952 Topps #31 Gus Zernial Baseball Card         
4)  Outfielder Cliff Mapes was drafted by the New York Yankees from the Cleveland Indians in the Rule 5 draft.
5) The Clev. Indians drafted outfielder Gus Zernial from Atlanta of the Southern Association in the Rule 5 draft.
6)  In the Rule 5 draft, the New York Giants drafted infielder  Jack (Lucky) Lohrke* from San Diego of the PCL.
7)  In the Rule 5 draft, the Chicago White Sox drafted right handed pitcher Earl Harrist
from the Cincinnati Reds.


Other Events/Transactions: 2

1) On this date in 1946, Cleveland Indians owner Bill Veeck* had his right foot amputated, the result of war injuries
suffered 2 years earlier in the South Pacific.


2) On this date in 1951, catcher Roy Campanella was voted National League MVP .
Campy would also win MVP for the 1953 and 1955 seasons.


Died: 1

Sonny Senerchia* died on this date in 2003