Ozzie Smith #1 of the St. Louis CardinalsFocus on Sport/Getty ImagesOzzie Smith wants America to get MLB's opening day off from work.

Major League Baseball's Opening Day: It causes scores of people to "get sick," which of course means skip work/school to go see their favorite team take the diamond on the first day of the season. But lying shouldn't be a part of it, says Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith. The dazzling ex-shortstop is campaigning to make it a federal holiday, and is attempting to collect 100,000 signatures in 30 days, which would prompt a review by the Obama administration.

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