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Ozzie Smith

Osborne Earl Smith (The Wizard of Oz) (twitter: @STLWizard)

Position: Shortstop
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 150 lb.

Born: December 26, 1954 in Mobile, Alabama, United States
High School: Locke HS (Los Angeles, CA)
School: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA)

Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 7th round of the 1976 MLB June Amateur Draft from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA) and the San Diego Padres in the 4th round of the 1977 MLB June Amateur Draft from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, CA).

Major League Stats


Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1977 22 0.8 Walla Walla NORW A- SDP 68 333 287 69 87 10 2 1 35 30 8 40 12 .303 .391 .362 .753 104 2 3 1
1978 23 -4.8 SDP NL MLB SDP 159 668 590 69 152 17 6 1 46 40 12 47 43 .258 .311 .312 .623 184 11 0 28 3 0
1979 24 -4.3 SDP NL MLB SDP 156 649 587 77 124 18 6 0 27 28 7 37 37 .211 .260 .262 .522 154 11 2 22 1 5
1980 25 -3.5 SDP NL MLB SDP 158 712 609 67 140 18 5 0 35 57 15 71 49 .230 .313 .276 .589 168 9 5 23 4 1
1981 26 -2.4 SDP NL MLB SDP 110 507 450 53 100 11 2 0 21 22 12 41 37 .222 .294 .256 .549 115 8 5 10 1 1
1982 27 -1.5 STL NL MLB STL 140 567 488 58 121 24 1 2 43 25 5 68 32 .248 .339 .314 .653 153 10 2 4 5 12
1983 28 -0.5 STL NL MLB STL 159 626 552 69 134 30 6 3 50 34 7 64 36 .243 .321 .335 .657 185 10 1 7 2 9
1984 29 0.5 STL NL MLB STL 124 484 412 53 106 20 5 1 44 35 7 56 17 .257 .347 .337 .684 139 8 2 11 3 5
1985 30 1.3 STL NL MLB STL 158 615 537 70 148 22 3 6 54 31 8 65 27 .276 .355 .361 .716 194 13 2 9 2 11
1986 31 2.5 STL NL MLB STL 153 609 514 67 144 19 4 0 54 31 7 79 27 .280 .376 .333 .709 171 9 2 11 3 13
1987 32 3.8 STL NL MLB STL 158 706 600 104 182 40 4 0 75 43 9 89 36 .303 .392 .383 .775 230 9 1 12 4 3
1988 33 4.9 STL NL MLB STL 153 669 575 80 155 27 1 3 51 57 9 74 43 .270 .350 .336 .686 193 7 1 12 7 2
1989 34 5.6 STL NL MLB STL 155 664 593 82 162 30 8 2 50 29 7 55 37 .273 .335 .361 .696 214 10 2 11 3 3
1990 35 6.7 STL NL MLB STL 143 592 512 61 130 21 1 1 50 32 6 61 33 .254 .330 .305 .635 156 8 2 7 10 4
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1991 36 7.6 STL NL MLB STL 150 641 550 96 157 30 3 3 50 35 9 83 36 .285 .380 .367 .747 202 8 1 6 1 2
1992 37 8.8 STL NL MLB STL 132 590 518 73 153 20 2 0 31 43 9 59 34 .295 .367 .342 .708 177 11 0 12 1 4
1993 38 10.0 STL NL MLB STL 141 603 545 75 157 22 6 1 53 21 8 43 18 .288 .337 .356 .693 194 11 1 7 7 1
1994 39 10.7 STL NL MLB STL 98 433 381 51 100 18 3 3 30 6 3 38 26 .262 .326 .349 .675 133 3 0 10 4 3
1995 40 11.8 STL NL MLB STL 44 182 156 16 31 5 1 0 11 4 3 17 12 .199 .282 .244 .526 38 6 2 5 2 0
1996 41 12.3 STL NL MLB STL 82 261 227 36 64 10 2 2 18 7 5 25 9 .282 .358 .370 .728 84 5 2 7 0 0
MLB (19 seasons) MLB 2573 10778 9396 1257 2460 402 69 28 793 580 148 1072 589 .262 .337 .328 .666 3084 167 33 214 63 79
All Levels (20 Seasons) 2641 11111 9683 1326 2547 412 71 29 828 610 156 1112 601 .263 .339 .329 .668 3188 167 35 217 64 79
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1977 22 Walla Walla NORW A- SDP SS 65 407 130 254 23 40 .943 5.91
1978 23 SDP NL MLB SDP SS 159 1327.0 837 264 548 25 98 .970 5.51 5.11
1979 24 SDP NL MLB SDP SS 155 1339.0 831 256 555 20 86 .976 5.45 5.23
1980 25 SDP NL MLB SDP SS 158 1398.0 933 288 621 24 113 .974 5.85 5.75
1981 26 SDP NL MLB SDP SS 110 982.0 658 220 422 16 72 .976 5.88 5.84
1982 27 STL NL MLB STL SS 139 1249.0 827 279 535 13 101 .984 5.87 5.86
1983 28 STL NL MLB STL SS 158 1344.0 844 304 519 21 100 .975 5.51 5.21
1984 29 STL NL MLB STL SS 124 1065.0 682 233 437 12 94 .982 5.66 5.40
1985 30 STL NL MLB STL SS 158 1407.0 827 264 549 14 111 .983 5.20 5.15
1986 31 STL NL MLB STL SS 144 1287.0 697 229 453 15 96 .978 4.77 4.74
1987 32 STL NL MLB STL SS 158 1357.0 771 245 516 10 111 .987 5.05 4.82
1988 33 STL NL MLB STL SS 150 1329.0 775 234 519 22 79 .972 5.10 5.02
1989 34 STL NL MLB STL SS 153 1336.0 709 209 483 17 73 .976 4.66 4.52
1990 35 STL NL MLB STL SS 140 1203.0 602 212 378 12 66 .980 4.41 4.21
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1991 36 STL NL MLB STL SS 150 1253.0 639 244 387 8 79 .987 4.53 4.21
1992 37 STL NL MLB STL SS 132 1156.0 662 232 420 10 82 .985 5.08 4.94
1993 38 STL NL MLB STL SS 134 1139.0 721 251 451 19 98 .974 5.55 5.24
1994 39 STL NL MLB STL SS 96 822.0 434 135 291 8 67 .982 4.66 4.44
1995 40 STL NL MLB STL SS 41 343.0 196 60 129 7 28 .964 4.96 4.61
1996 41 STL NL MLB STL SS 52 443.0 260 90 162 8 36 .969 5.12 4.85
MLB (19 seasons) MLB SS 2511 21779.0 12905 4249 8375 281 1590 .978 5.22 5.03
All Levels (20 Seasons) SS 2576 21779.0 13312 4379 8629 304 1630 .977 5.22 5.05
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1977 22 Walla Walla Padres Northwest League A-
1978 23 San Diego Padres National League MLB 1 1978-04-07 1978-10-01
1979 24 San Diego Padres National League MLB 1 1979-04-05 1979-09-30
1980 25 San Diego Padres National League MLB 1 1980-04-10 1980-10-05
1981 26 San Diego Padres National League MLB 1 1981-04-09 1981-10-04
1982 27 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1982-04-06 1982-09-28
1983 28 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1983-04-05 1983-10-02
1984 29 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1984-04-03 1984-09-29
1985 30 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1985-04-09 1985-10-05
1986 31 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1986-04-08 1986-10-05
1987 32 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1987-04-07 1987-10-04
1988 33 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1988-04-04 1988-10-02
1989 34 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1989-04-15 1989-10-01
1990 35 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1990-04-09 1990-09-30
1991 36 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1991-04-09 1991-10-05
1992 37 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1992-04-06 1992-10-04
1993 38 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1993-04-06 1993-10-03
1994 39 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1994-04-03 1994-08-11
1995 40 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1995-04-26 1995-10-01
1996 41 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1996-04-05 1996-09-29

Sabr ID: a6663664

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