Ozzie Smith net worth: Ozzie Smith is a retired professional baseball player who has a net worth of $15 million. Ozzie Smith gained his net worth as a shortstop for the San Digeo Padres and St Louis Cardinals before retiring from baseball in 1996. Nicknamed "The Wizard", Smith won endless awards including eight consecutive Gold Gloves and the Silver Slugger Award for best hitting shortstop in the late eighties. Smith played baseball in high school and college. He caught the attention of San Digeo Padres who selected him for the 1977 amateur entry draft, signing a contract worth $72,500. Smith made his MLB debut in 1978 and in no time, Smith became the one to watch. In 1982, Smith joined St Louis Cardinals. Known for his back flips, Smith was responsible for the team's victory to the 1982 National League Championship Series and the 1982 World Series against Milwaukee Brewers, which led to a new lucrative contract of $1 million a year. By 1987, he signed the highest contract in the National League, worth over $2 million per year. The 15 time all-star continued to be a national treasure until his 1996 retirement. Since then, Smith hosted This Week In Baseball and worked for CNNSI. Smith also became the Cardinal's special instructor for the team's 2012 spring training camp and has variety of business ventures, including owning "Ozzie's" restaurant and sports bar.