- NAME: Ozzie Smith
- OCCUPATION: Baseball Player
- BIRTH DATE: December 26, 1954 (Age: 59)
- EDUCATION: Locke High School, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Mobile, Alabama
- Full Name: Osborne Earl Smith
- AKA: Ozzie Smith
- Nickname: "Wizard of Oz"
- AKA: Osborne Smith
- ZODIAC SIGN: Capricorn
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Former San Diego Padres and St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Ozzie Smith is regarded as one of the greatest defensive players in baseball history.
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Shortly after retiring, Smith took over hosting duties for the popular "This Week in Baseball" television show. He also reported for the CNN/SI and FOX Sports networks.
"The Wizard of Oz" breezed into baseball's Hall of Fame in 2002, his first year of eligibility.
Smith currently serves as the Education Ambassador for the Hall of Fame, and spends much of his free time playing golf.
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