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Trivia Quiz - Ozzie Smith-Defensive Wizard


This is a quiz on former Hall of Fame shortstop Ozzie Smith,who was probably the greatest defensive player to ever play Major League Baseball.

Quiz Number: 4694
Date Submitted: September 24, 2012
Quiz Categories: Major League Baseball
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 70 percent
Times Taken: 8 times
Taken by Registered Users: 1
Quiz is about: Ozzie Smith

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Ozzie Smith Defensive Wizard
(Image Source: Ozzie Smith photo credit to John Mena)


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1. Ozzie wore what jersey number while playing in the Major Leagues?
  A.   1
  B.   2
  C.   3
  D.   4

2. What was Ozzie's nickname?
  A.   The Wiz
  B.   Oz
  C.   The Wizard
  D.   Boss Oz

3. Ozzie made his Major League debut in 1978 with what team?
  A.   Minnesota Twins
  B.   St.Louis Cardinals
  C.   Milwaukee Brewers
  D.   San Diego Padres

4. Ozzie was traded to the St.Louis Cardinals in 1982 for what player?
  A.   Ted Simmons
  B.   Garry Templeton
  C.   Darrell Porter
  D.   Kent Hrbek

5. After retiring from baseball,Ozzie hosted what television show from 1997 to 1999?
  A.   Ozzie's World
  B.   The Baseball Bunch
  C.   Diamond Kings
  D.   This Week in Baseball

6. Ozzie was a High School teammate with what future MLB Hall of Famer?
  A.   Eddie Murray
  B.   Cal Ripken Jr
  C.   George Brett
  D.   Don Mattingly

7. Ozzie retired from baseball due to tensions with which manager?
  A.   Whitey Herzog
  B.   Joe Torre
  C.   Tony LaRussa
  D.   Chuck Tanner

8. Ozzie won his only World Series Championship with whom as his manager?
  A.   Joe Torre
  B.   Whitey Herzog
  C.   Tony LaRussa
  D.   Chuck Tanner

9. How many times was Ozzie an All-Star during his MLB Career?
  A.   15
  B.   18
  C.   20
  D.   22

10. Ozzie failed to make the post season in all 5 seasons while playing for what manager?
  A.   Chuck Tanner
  B.   Whitey Herzog
  C.   Tony LaRussa
  D.   Joe Torre


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