RIP Joe Morgan

Legendary second baseman Joe Morgan played Major League Baseball for the Houston Astros, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, and Oakland Athletics from 1963 to 1984. Over the course of his career, Morgan won two World Series championships with the Reds in 1975 and 1976 and was also named the National League MVP in each of those years. Morgan was also a ten-time All-Star, a five-time Gold Glove winner, and won the Silver Slugger award in 1982. Morgan was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1990, and he has also been inducted into the Reds Hall of Fame and the Astros Hall of Fame.

Joe Morgan died on October 11, 2020 in Danville, California at the age of 77.

Rest in peace.

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Joe Morgan, 1973 (Baseball Hall of Fame)


This day in baseball: Morgan signs with the Giants

Joe Morgan signed a one-year deal with the Giants on February 9, 1981 at the age of thirty-seven.  He would go on to play the 1982 season with the Giants as well, winning the Silver Slugger award at second base for the National League.

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