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Player of the Week
Submitted By Jason Finlay on Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Each week, The London West Tincaps Major Rookie team will select an MLB player of the week.  This may be a current player on a hot streak, a former baseball great or someone we want to recognize and learn about.

This weeks player of the week is "The Wizard"!

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Ozzie Smith
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Smith with the Cardinals in 1983
Shortstop
Born:December 26, 1954(age63)
Mobile, Alabama
Batted:Switch Threw:Right
MLB debut
April 7,1978,for the San Diego Padres
Last MLB appearance
September 29,1996,for the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB statistics
Batting average .262
Hits 2,460
Home runs 28
Runs batted in 793
Stolen bases 580
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Career highlights and awards
Member of the National
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Induction 2002
Vote 91.7% (first ballot)

Born Osborne Earl Smith on December 26, 1954, "The Wizard" was known for his defensive brilliance.  He set MLB records for most career assists (8,375) and double plays (1,590) by a shortstop.  The 15 time all-star won 13 consecutive gold glove awards and was elected to the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame in 2014 as well as The Baseball Hall of Fame in 2002.

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