Baseball — Lonnie Smith
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Biography Lonnie Smith (born December 22, 1955) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. He made his debut for the Philadelphia Phillies on September 2, 1978 and later played for the St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals, Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Baltimore Orioles. He overcame bouts with drug abuse to become one of the top base-stealers in baseball during the 1980s, with the seventh-most steals. He played on five pennant-winning teams, three of which won the World Series. Minor Leagues Smith began his minor league career with Auburn in the New York–Penn League in 1974. The following year, he...
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