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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Ozzie Smith has the most career dWAR in history at 43.4</p>&mdash; Baseball_gooru (@baseball_gooru) <a href="https://twitter.com/baseball_gooru/status/548639986502086656">December 27, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Go crazy, folks! And join us in wishing a happy birthday to <a href="https://twitter.com/STLWizard">@STLWizard</a>. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/MLBVault?src=hash">#MLBVault</a> <a href="http://t.co/MxLlUgYyHu">pic.twitter.com/MxLlUgYyHu</a></p>&mdash; MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) <a href="https://twitter.com/MLBGIFs/status/548591606241034241">December 26, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Happy 60th birthday to <a href="https://twitter.com/Cardinals">@Cardinals</a> legend <a href="https://twitter.com/STLWizard">@STLWizard</a>! <a href="http://t.co/2Gmv5Fud1M">pic.twitter.com/2Gmv5Fud1M</a></p>&mdash; MLB Fan Cave (@MLBFanCave) <a href="https://twitter.com/MLBFanCave/status/548575375107039232">December 26, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Happy 60th birthday to <a href="https://twitter.com/STLWizard">@STLWizard</a>, who remains untouched by time: <a href="http://t.co/EOhEBMxw97">http://t.co/EOhEBMxw97</a></p>&mdash; Cut4 (@Cut4) <a href="https://twitter.com/Cut4/status/548557427373658114">December 26, 2014</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Happy birthday to 2 of the best of all-time! <a href="https://twitter.com/STLWizard">@STLWizard</a> &amp; Carlton Fisk! They combined for 144.8 WAR! <a href="http://t.co/qArB8lv8hM">pic.twitter.com/qArB8lv8hM</a></p>&mdash; Baseball_gooru (@baseball_gooru) <a href="https://twitter.com/baseball_gooru/status/548589696444817408">December 26, 2014</a></blockquote>

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