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OZZIE SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jon Hamm heard from Ozzie Smith on Emmy win

Jon Hamm loves his St. Louis Cardinals and, it would appear…the team loves the “Mad Men” actor right back. The St. Louis native was a guest on a recent Sklarboro Country podcast and discussed all things Emmys (including his recent win) with the hosts Randy and Jason Sklar. Hamm also shared the volume of congratulatory text messages he received. Included…a certain Hall of...
Via Hall of Very Good
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Buffa: Ozzie Smith and Willie McGee are true Cardinals

On August 3rd, the St. Louis Cardinals are hosting another legendary speaker night as the television voice of the Cardinals, Dan McLaughlin, will speak to legends Ozzie Smith and Willie McGee and fans can be right there for the action. When I heard about this event, I started thinking about what made these two players so indelible and defiant to Cardinal nation. It’s easy. They...
Via STLSportsMinute
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals To Host an Evening with Ozzie Smith and Willie McGee

Exclusive event with the franchise legends scheduled for August 3rd at Busch Stadium ST. LOUIS, July 6, 2015 – The St. Louis Cardinals are hosting a unique event for fans to get up close with Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith and Cardinals Hall of Famer Willie McGee on Monday, August 3, at [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Just how improbable was Ozzie Smith’s 1985 NLCS walk off homer?

One of the most famous hits in baseball history came in Game 5 of the 1985 NLCS. The Dodgers and Cardinals were knotted at two at Busch Stadium, and the winner of the game would take a 3-2 series lead. The improbable happened in the bottom of the ninth – Ozzie Smith hit a walk off homer off of Tom Niedenfuer, who came on in relief of Fernando Valenzuela. That season, Niedenfuer...
Via The Outside Corner
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Infographic: Five amazing things about Ozzie Smith’s 1985 NLCS walk-off homer

When St. Louis Cardinals dynamo shortstop Ozzie Smith hit a walk-off home run on Oct. 14, 1985 in Game 5 of the National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, few likely  expected it as he stepped to the plate. After all, Smith was known more for his speed and acrobatic plays out in […] The post Infographic: Five amazing things about Ozzie Smith’s 1985...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ozzie Smith and Bud try to make Opening Day a holiday

Hall of Fame shortstop Ozzie Smith has teamed up with Bud — as in Budweiser, not Bud Selig — in an attempt to make baseball’s Opening Day an official national holiday. The two St. Louis institutions have teamed up to start a petition with the White House’s “We the People” web program. If 100,000 signatures are collected within 30 days, the petition would be reviewed by...
Via Rumors and Rants
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ozzie Smith leading drive to make Opening Day a national holiday

NEW YORK (AP) Ozzie Smith wants the federal government to make Opening Day of the Major League Baseball season a national holiday. The Hall of Fame shortstop is leading a campaign to collect 100,000 signatures within 30 days under the We the People petitioning program, which would trigger a review by the Obama administration. The effort is being backed by Anheuser-Busch InBev's Budweiser...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Smith leading drive to make opening day holiday

Ozzie Smith wants the federal government to make opening day of the major league baseball season a national holiday. The Hall of Fame shortstop is leading a campaign to collect 100,000 signatures within 30 days under the We the People petitioning program, which would trigger a review by the Obama administration. The effort is being backed by Anheuser-Busch InBev's Budweiser brand...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Opening Day become a national holiday?

Cardinals great Ozzie Smith worked up plenty of magic on the diamond and now wants to create some for baseball-loving Americans. "The Wizard" is setting out to promote a White House petition that launched Monday to make MLB Opening Day a national holiday. Behind the petition is "A.B.," based out of St. Louis, which you can easily surmise to be none other than the Anheuser-Busch brewing...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Ozzie Smith, Budweiser want Opening Day to be national holiday

Baseball Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith and Budweiser are teaming together on a campaign to turn Opening Day into a national holiday. The campaign is essentially centered around one of those White House petitions that requires 100,000 signatures before it must be acknowledged by the White House. Over the next 30 days, Anheuser-Busch will be featuring videos from Smith's journey to Washington...
Via The Outside Corner
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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