The Greats: Cardinals players so accomplished that no player after them could ever wear the same number.
Ozzie Smith, The Wizard of Oz, born Dec. 26, 1954, wore jersey number 1. Ozzie Smith combined athletic ability with acrobatic skill to become one of the game's great defensive shortstops. In 19 seasons with the Padres and Cardinals, the 13-time Gold Glove Award winner set Major League shortstop records for assists, double plays and total chances. He had over 2,400 hits and 500 stolen bases. His ninth-inning home run won Game 5 of the 1985 National League Championship Series.
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Photos by Post-Dispatch staff and wire photos
Cardinals Winter Warm-Up Sunday
The St. Louis Cardinals Winter Warm-up continued Sunday at the Millenium Hotel with appearances by Tony La Russa, Lou Brock, Ryan Ludwick, Rick Ankiel and others.
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Photos by Chris Lee
Cardinals 13th Annual Winter Warm-Up
Fans flock to the Millennium Hotel in downtown St. Louis to grab autographs and see their favorite Cardinals for the 13th Annual Winter Warm-Up on Saturday morning. Proceeds benefit the team's community foundation, Cardinals Care.