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Baseball: Hall of Famers Eddie Murray and Ozzie Smith return to Locke High
Baseball: Hall of Famers Eddie Murray and Ozzie Smith return to Locke High

It was quite a scene Saturday at Locke High, where former teammates and baseball Hall of Famers Eddie Murray and Ozzie Smith returned to their alma mater in Los Angeles' Green Meadows neighborhood to participate in the dedication of a baseball-softball complex now known as Eddie Murray & Ozzie Smith Field. It took years, but the baseball field was finally refurbished. The grass is pristine and the infield is smooth. There are new dugouts, a new scoreboard and two murals honoring Murray and Smith, who were teammates at Locke in 1973. "I'm very humbled and honored to be in your presence," Smith told a gathering of Locke alumni. "I cannot tell you how it...

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