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December 26, 1954: Baseball’s wizard and St. Louis Cardinal Ozzie Smith was born on this day in Mobile, Alabama.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.