Today’s question: What Saint Louis University basketball star was selected in the first round of the NBA draft by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1998?
Yesterday’s question and answer: Ozzie Smith, known as “The Wizard,” played with the St. Louis Cardinals from 1982 through 1996. How many consecutive Gold Glove awards did he earn? The Wizard won 13 straight Gold Gloves and in 1991, he set a Major League record with only eight errors. He was selected for 15 All-Star Games, and in 1996 he received over 27.5 million votes. Smith’s 1 jersey number was retired in 1996, the same season he retired from baseball.
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