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Joe Morgan Joe Morgan
Full name: Joe Leonard Morgan
Born: September 19, 1943, Bonham, Texas
First Game: September 21, 1963; Final Game: September 30, 1984
Bat: Left Throw: Right Height: 5' 7" Weight: 160
Selected to the Hall of Fame in 1990
NL MVP (1975 to 1976)
All Star MVP (1972)
TSN Player of the Year (1975 to 1976)
TSN NL Player of the Year (1975)
TSN NL Rookie Player of the Year (1965)
TSN NL Comeback Player of the Year (1982)
2B on TSN NL All-Star Team (1972 and 1974 to 1977)
NL Silver Slugger as 2B (1982)
NL Gold Glove as 2B (1973 to 1977)
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Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
1963 HOU N Daily Splits    8    25    5    6   0   1   0    3    5   0    5   0   0   0   0   0   0    1   0  .240  .367  .320  -0.2 1963 HOU N
1964 HOU N Daily Splits   10    37    4    7   0   0   0    0    6   0    7   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   1  .189  .302  .189  -0.4 1964 HOU N
1965 HOU N Daily Splits  157   601  100  163  22  12  14   40   97   1   77   3   3   4   0   7   4   20   9  .271  .373  .418   3.7 1965 HOU N
1966 HOU N Daily Splits  122   425   60  121  14   8   5   42   89   3   43   3   9   2   0   7   2   11   8  .285  .410  .391   1.6 1966 HOU N
1967 HOU N Daily Splits  133   494   73  136  27  11   6   42   81   5   51   2   1   2   0   5i  2   29   5  .275  .378  .411   3.7 1967 HOU N
1968 HOU N Daily Splits   10    20    6    5   0   1   0    0    7   0    4   0   0   0   0   0   0    3   0  .250  .444  .350   0.0 1968 HOU N
1969 HOU N Daily Splits  147   535   94  126  18   5  15   43  110   1   74   1   7   4   0  10   5   49  14  .236  .365  .372   2.9 1969 HOU N
1970 HOU N Daily Splits  144   548  102  147  28   9   8   52  102   3   55   1   5   2   0   5  11   42  13  .268  .383  .396   3.9 1970 HOU N
1971 HOU N Daily Splits  160   583   87  149  27  11  13   56   88   2   52   1  10   7   0   7i  4   40   8  .256  .351  .407   2.6 1971 HOU N
1972 CIN N Daily Splits  149   552  122  161  23   4  16   73  115   1   44   6   3   4   0  10i  5   58  17  .292  .417  .435   5.9 1972 CIN N
1973 CIN N Daily Splits  157   576  116  167  35   2  26   82  111   3   61   4   3   4   0   5i 12   67  15  .290  .406  .493   7.5 1973 CIN N
1974 CIN N Daily Splits  149   512  107  150  31   3  22   67  120   8   69   3   1   5   0  11   7   58  12  .293  .427  .494   7.0 1974 CIN N
1975 CIN N Daily Splits  146   498  107  163  27   6  17   94  132   3   52   3   0   6   0  11   3   67  10  .327  .466  .508   8.0 1975 CIN N
1976 CIN N Daily Splits  141   472  113  151  30   5  27  111  114   8   41   1   0  12   0   9   2   60   9  .320  .444  .576   6.7 1976 CIN N
1977 CIN N Daily Splits  153   521  113  150  21   6  22   78  117   2   58   2   0   5   0   6   5   49  10  .288  .417  .478   4.6 1977 CIN N
1978 CIN N Daily Splits  132   441   68  104  27   0  13   75   79   3   40   2   0  11   0   6   6   19   5  .236  .347  .385  -0.7 1978 CIN N
1979 CIN N Daily Splits  127   436   70  109  26   1   9   32   93  11   45   1   3   5   0   5   8   28   6  .250  .379  .376   0.8 1979 CIN N
1980 HOU N Daily Splits  141   461   66  112  17   5  11   49   93   6   47   0   3   5   0   7   4   24   6  .243  .367  .373   1.4 1980 HOU N
1981 SF  N Daily Splits   90   308   47   74  16   1   8   31   66   7   37   0   1   3   0   2   3   14   5  .240  .371  .377   1.3 1981 SF  N
1982 SF  N Daily Splits  134   463   68  134  19   4  14   61   85   4   60   2   1   3   0   4   3   24   4  .289  .400  .438   3.4 1982 SF  N
1983 PHI N Daily Splits  123   404   72   93  20   1  16   59   89   1   54   4   1   6   0   5  13   18   2  .230  .370  .403   4.1 1983 PHI N
1984 OAK A Daily Splits  116   365   50   89  21   0   6   43   66   4   39   1   0   6   0   7   6    8   3  .244  .356  .351  -0.4 1984 OAK A
Total NL                2533  8912 1600 2428 428  96 262 1090 1799  72  976  39  51  90   0 122i 99  681 159  .272  .394  .430  67.8 Total NL        
Total AL                 116   365   50   89  21   0   6   43   66   4   39   1   0   6   0   7   6    8   3  .244  .356  .351  -0.4 Total AL        
Total            Splits 2649  9277 1650 2517 449  96 268 1133 1865  76 1015  40  51  96   0 129i105  689 162  .271  .392  .427  67.4 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
i - incomplete
League Championship Series Batting RecordLeague Championship Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1972 CIN N Daily Splits    5    19    5    5   0   0   2    3    1   0    2   0   1   0   0   0   0    1   0  .263  .300  .579 1972 CIN N
1973 CIN N Daily Splits    5    20    1    2   1   0   0    1    2   0    2   0   1   0   0   1   1    0   0  .100  .182  .150 1973 CIN N
1975 CIN N Daily Splits    3    11    2    3   3   0   0    1    2   0    2   1   0   0   0   0   0    4   0  .273  .429  .545 1975 CIN N
1976 CIN N Daily Splits    3     7    2    0   0   0   0    0    6   2    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    2   0  .000  .462  .000 1976 CIN N
1979 CIN N Daily Splits    3    11    0    0   0   0   0    0    3   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    1   0  .000  .214  .000 1979 CIN N
1980 HOU N Daily Splits    4    13    1    2   1   1   0    0    6   1    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .154  .421  .385 1980 HOU N
1983 PHI N Daily Splits    4    15    1    1   0   0   0    0    2   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .067  .176  .067 1983 PHI N
Total            Splits   27    96   12   13   5   1   2    5   22   3   10   1   2   0   0   1   1    8   0  .135  .303  .271 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
World Series Batting RecordWorld Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1972 CIN N Daily Splits    7    24    4    3   2   0   0    1    6   0    3   0   0   0   0   1   1    2   1  .125  .300  .208 1972 CIN N
1975 CIN N Daily Splits    7    27    4    7   1   0   0    3    5   0    1   0   0   1   0   0   0    2   1  .259  .364  .296 1975 CIN N
1976 CIN N Daily Splits    4    15    3    5   1   1   1    2    2   1    2   0   0   0   0   0   0    2   0  .333  .412  .733 1976 CIN N
1983 PHI N Daily Splits    5    19    3    5   0   1   2    2    2   0    3   0   0   0   0   1   0    1   2  .263  .333  .684 1983 PHI N
Total            Splits   23    85   14   20   4   2   3    8   15   1    9   0   0   1   0   2   1    7   4  .235  .347  .435 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
All-Star Game Batting RecordAll-Star Game Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1970 NL    Daily Splits    1     2    1    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .500  .500  .500 1970 NL   
1972 NL    Daily Splits    1     4    0    1   0   0   0    1    1   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    1   0  .250  .400  .250 1972 NL   
1973 NL    Daily Splits    1     3    2    1   1   0   0    0    1   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   1    0   0  .333  .500  .667 1973 NL   
1974 NL    Daily Splits    1     2    0    1   1   0   0    1    0   0    1   0   0   1   0   0   0    0   0  .500  .333 1.000 1974 NL   
1975 NL    Daily Splits    1     4    0    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .250  .250  .250 1975 NL   
1976 NL    Daily Splits    1     3    1    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .333  .333  .333 1976 NL   
1977 NL    Daily Splits    1     4    1    1   0   0   1    1    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .250  .250 1.000 1977 NL   
1978 NL    Daily Splits    1     3    1    0   0   0   0    0    1   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .250  .000 1978 NL   
1979 NL    Daily Splits    1     1    1    0   0   0   0    0    1   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .500  .000 1979 NL   
Total            Splits    9    26    7    7   2   0   1    3    4   0    4   0   0   1   0   0   1    1   0  .269  .355  .462 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1963 HOU N Daily  2B    7    6    5    54      15   15    3    2   0  .909
1964 HOU N Daily  2B   10   10   10    94.2    31   25    3    4   0  .949
1965 HOU N Daily  2B  157  155  155  1409.1   348  492   27   82   0  .969
1966 HOU N Daily  2B  117  117  113  1038.1   256  316   21   61   0  .965
1967 HOU N Daily  2B  130  126  125  1128     297  344   14   67   0  .979
1967 HOU N        LF    1    1    1     8       2    0    0    0   0 1.000
1967 HOU N        OF    1    1    1     8       2    0    0    0   0 1.000     1    0    0 
1968 HOU N Daily  2B    5    5    4    43       9    6    2    2   0  .882
1968 HOU N        LF    1    1    0     5       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1968 HOU N        OF    1    1    0     5       1    0    0    0   0 1.000     1    0    0 
1969 HOU N Daily  2B  132  131  124  1138     303  328   18   79   0  .972
1969 HOU N        OF   14   13   10   113      12    0    0    0   0 1.000    12    2    0 
1969 HOU N        LF   12   11    9    96.1    10    0    0    0   0 1.000
1969 HOU N        CF    2    2    1    16.2     1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1970 HOU N Daily  2B  142  141  132  1254     349  430   17   98   0  .979
1971 HOU N Daily  2B  157  153  149  1381.1   336  482   12   93   2  .986
1972 CIN N Daily  2B  149  148  138  1337.2   370  436    8   92   0  .990
1973 CIN N Daily  2B  154  151  138  1341.1   417  440    9  106   0  .990
1974 CIN N Daily  2B  142  140  118  1214.2   344  385   13   92   0  .982
1975 CIN N Daily  2B  142  141  112  1205     356  425   11   96   0  .986
1976 CIN N Daily  2B  133  130  108  1126.2   342  335   13   85   0  .981
1977 CIN N Daily  2B  151  147  124  1244.2   351  359    5  100   0  .993
1978 CIN N Daily  2B  123  120   86  1010.2   252  290   11   49   0  .980
1979 CIN N Daily  2B  121  120  100  1018.1   259  329   12   74   0  .980
1980 HOU N Daily  2B  130  123   65  1037     244  348    7   68   0  .988
1981 SF  N Daily  2B   87   84   74   743.2   177  258    4   61   0  .991
1982 SF  N Daily  2B  120  117  102  1034     254  364    7   69   0  .989
1982 SF  N        3B    3    2    1    14.2     1    2    1    0   0  .750
1983 PHI N Daily  2B  117  109   74   918.2   231  331   17   63   0  .971
1984 OAK A Daily  2B  100   97   54   771.1   201  229   10   62   0  .977
1984 OAK A        DH    5    2    2                                      -
Total             2B 2526 2471 2110 21544.1  5742 6967  244 1505   2  .981
Total             OF   16   15   11   126      15    0    0    0   0 1.000    14    2    0 
Total             LF   14   13   10   109.1    13    0    0    0   0 1.000
Total             DH    5    2    2                                      -
Total             3B    3    2    1    14.2     1    2    1    0   0  .750
Total             CF    2    2    1    16.2     1    0    0    0   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
i - incomplete
League Championship Series Fielding RecordLeague Championship Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1972 CIN N Daily  2B    5    5    5    44      11   18    0    3   0 1.000
1973 CIN N Daily  2B    5    5    5    46      12   28    0    3   0 1.000
1975 CIN N Daily  2B    3    3    3    28       2    9    0    1   0 1.000
1976 CIN N Daily  2B    3    3    2    26       8    6    0    2   0 1.000
1979 CIN N Daily  2B    3    3    3    29      10   12    0    2   0 1.000
1980 HOU N Daily  2B    4    4    2    37.1     8    9    0    2   0 1.000
1983 PHI N Daily  2B    4    4    4    35       8    7    0    0   0 1.000
Total             2B   27   27   24   245.1    59   89    0   13   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
World Series Fielding RecordWorld Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1972 CIN N Daily  2B    7    7    7    62.1    18   18    1    3   0  .973
1975 CIN N Daily  2B    7    7    7    65      16   27    0    4   0 1.000
1976 CIN N Daily  2B    4    4    4    36      13   10    2    3   0  .920
1983 PHI N Daily  2B    5    5    5    44       8   10    0    3   0 1.000
Total             2B   23   23   23   207.1    55   65    3   13   0  .976
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
All-Star Game Fielding RecordAll-Star Game Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1970 NL    Daily  2B    1    0    0     5       1    2    0    1   0 1.000
1972 NL    Daily  2B    1    1    1    10       3    5    0    0   0 1.000
1973 NL    Daily  2B    1    1    0     7       2    2    0    0   0 1.000
1974 NL    Daily  2B    1    1    0     7       3    4    0    0   0 1.000
1975 NL    Daily  2B    1    1    0     7       0    1    0    0   0 1.000
1976 NL    Daily  2B    1    1    0     5       2    3    0    2   0 1.000
1977 NL    Daily  2B    1    1    0     6       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1978 NL    Daily  2B    1    1    0     7       2    1    0    0   0 1.000
1979 NL    Daily  2B    1    0    0     3       1    1    0    0   0 1.000
Total             2B    9    7    1    57      15   19    0    3   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG

TransactionsTransactions
Signed as an amateur free agent by Houston Colt .45s (November 1, 1962).

Traded by Houston Astros with Denis Menke, Jack Billingham, Cesar Geronimo and Ed
Armbrister to Cincinnati Reds in exchange for Lee May, Tommy Helms and Jimmy Stewart
(November 29, 1971).

Granted free agency (November 1, 1979).

Signed by Houston Astros (January 31, 1980).

Released by Houston Astros (December 8, 1980).

Signed by San Francisco Giants (February 9, 1981).

Traded by San Francisco Giants with Al Holland to Philadelphia Phillies in exchange
for Mike Krukow, Mark Davis and Charles Penigar (December 14, 1982).

Released by Philadelphia Phillies (October 31, 1983).

Signed by Oakland Athletics (December 13, 1983).


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