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Great baseball teams have always needed great shortstops, and this video hosted by former superstar Ozzie Smith is a glowing tribute to that very essential and very demanding position. Focusing on three stellar shortstops of today, Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter, and Nomar Garciaparra, the video demonstrates through crisp action footage how today's shortstops are consummate all-around players, with batting power that rivals their exceptional fielding prowess. Besides showcasing current stars, this video, which was produced in conjunction with Major League Baseball, takes a trip to the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, where Ozzie Smith relates the story of perhaps the game's greatest shortstop, the legendary Honus Wagner. Other great shortstops are also featured, including the great Cubs slugger Ernie Banks, Baltimore's "Iron Man" Cal Ripken Jr., and the legendary crosstown rivals "Pee Wee" Reese of the Brooklyn Dodgers and Phil Rizzuto of the New York Yankees. Besides interviews with sportswriters and commentators, other baseball legends such as Ted Williams and Earl Weaver appear to offer their insights into what makes a great shortstop. This is a highly entertaining video that will also offer inspiration to anyone aspiring to play one of the game's hardest positions. --Robert J. McNamaraFrom the Back Cover:
In no era of baseball has the position of shortstop been so long in talent. Alex Rodriguez, Nomar Garciaparra and Derek Jeter are not only among the game's top players, but they are also the new prototype for their position.
This state-of-the-art trio combines incredible athleticism, record-setting statistics, charisma, and movie-star good looks. This perfect blend of team leader and teen idol will propel baseball into the new millennium.
Today's SuperStar Shortshops credit their success to the legendary predecessors that include:
And who better to host SuperStar Shortstops than the man whose magic glove captivated the entire baseball world. So join the "Wizard" Ozzie Smith as he takes us on an action-packed journey that will be nothing short of super.
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