Ozzie Smith

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Ozzie Smith, SS

 

Career: 1978-96, Padres, Cardinals
Fun fact: 13-time Gold Glove winner


Nicknamed the "Wizard of Oz" for his defensive brilliance, he had a .978 career fielding percentage in his 19-year career. Was a 15-time All-Star, and won a World Series with the Cardinals in his first season with the team in 1982.

Had 100 or more hits in his first 16 years in the majors, including a career-high 182 in 1987.

Previous rank: 60

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