Can Ozzie Smith Come Out of Retirement? Watch Him Dive 10 Feet to Make This ’85 Play

While we haven’t seen great defense at Busch Stadium lately, (Can the Blues take the field for the Cards?) there’s no reason we can’t reminisce about the good ol’ days when Ozzie Smith covered roughly half the diamond.

In this one of his many highlights, Ozzie attains full extension to reach a would-be hit and mow down the Cubs’ Ron Cey at first base:

We dug up this clip to bring back some nice memories, but it just made us long for better defensive days…Can Ozzie come out of retirement?

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