People: Jan. 31, 1983

Gentlemen's Quarterly asked him to pose doing a buck-and-wing. But it's his new megabuck-and-change contract that really has St. Louis Cardinals Shortstop Ozzie Smith, 28, kicking up his heels. Last week "the Wizard of Oz," as he is known around Busch Stadium, doubled his old salary in a pact with the 1982 World Series-winning Cards that will make him the highest-paid shortstop in major league history: a reported $1 million a year. Oz's golden-brick road will run for at least the next three seasons.

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