LAS VEGAS - APRIL 4: Major League Baseball Hall of Fame player Ozzie Smith watches his shot during the first round of ARIA Resort & Casino's 12th annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational golf tournament at Shadow Creek on April 4, 2013 in North Las Vegas, Nevada.
Not a whole lot ... A few of the guys are Hall of Famers, so we get to spend a lot of time together as it is. So we were just looking forward to allowing some of these fans to live out their childhood dreams, playing with some of their heroes growing up.
If people only have one chance to meet you, I want that experience to be a good one ... Evidently, that’s exactly the way it was with Stan.More quotes »
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Haas always feels at home when he returns to his roots
be 1,500 people around him trying to get an autograph. Then, there were about 15 to 20.” Thirty-eight years later, he gets Ozzie Smith’s autograph and things are not all that different. Haas has always been highly respected as one of the genuine, approachable 1:18 AM from St. Louis Post-Dispatch Read more »
Pedro Martinez: 2004 Red Sox did shots before games
Martinez (with Ozzie Smith on Saturday) talks about sipping rum before games with the '04 Red Sox, keeping up with young pitchers and the Boston media spotlight. (AP) ROCHESTER, N.Y. — It’s been almost nine years since the 2004 Boston Red Sox pulled off the from USA Today Read more »
Baseball legend Ozzie Smith keeps on rolling
programs. Hes also the Education Ambassador for the Baseball Hall of Fame and headlines a fundraiser called Play Ball with Ozzie Smith every summer during induction weekend. Smith was born in Mobile, Ala., the second of six children to Clovi and Marvella Smith, from Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Read more »
B/R Exclusive: Ozzie Smith Talks Stan Musial, Life as a HOFer, Pepsi Max Game
who loved life and loved the game.” While it isn’t the same with Musial, who he characterized as “the greatest one,” gone, Ozzie Smith said that the opportunity to put on the red jacket and step onto the field each year is something very special to him. “When from Bleacher Report Read more »
Jackie Robinson’s legacy, sadly, means little today
only black player on that team. I never once thought about Jackie Robinson. I had modern day heroes to look up to—Lou Whitaker, Ozzie Smith and Gary Sheffield. Robinson, as iconic as he had become to so many, was too far removed from my daily baseball reality. from The Washington Post Read more »