Ozzie Smith to be honored in Springfield, Missouri

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Real Estate Agent with Murney Associates

Southwest Missouri is Cardinal Country so I've been a St. Louis Cardinal fan since I've been a little kid. And of all the Cardinals Ozzie Smith, all-star short stop, was one of my favorites.

Well the former Cardinal great will honored as the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame's 21st Legend on Wednesday as part of the Baseball Enthusiasts Luncheon at the hall, 3861 E. Stan Musial Drive.

He will unveil his bust, the work of sculptor Harry Weber, following an introduction by fellow Hall of Famer Whitey Herzog who just so happens to be one of my favorite managers of all time too.

 So if you want to attend call the hall for info. The luncheon begins at 11 a.m and tickets start at $40.

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One of baseball's true entertainers!!  A very nice Localism post Billi, have a great week!

May 16, 2011 11:09 PM
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Billi, I hate to say it, I remember Ozzie's Rookie year. He had a great career and seemed to be a positive player. Not sure how many All-Star Games he played in but it was quite a few.

Thanks for the local post.

May 17, 2011 12:56 AM
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Billi, Ozzie was the best showman in baseball in his generation.  He was really unique!  What a great player and a well deserved honor for him!

May 17, 2011 01:36 AM
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Are you going?  You must take pictures and write a blog if you go.

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