Morgan, Joe

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Name
Morgan, Joe Gender: M
Joe Leonard Morgan
born on 19 September 1943 at 21:20 (= 9:20 PM )
Place Bonham, Texas, 33n35, 96w11
Timezone CWT h5w (is war time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 26°15' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 12°35 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 09°16'



Joe Morgan (with the Cincinnati Reds in 1977)

Biography

American left-hitting/right-throwing second baseman in Major League Baseball (MLB) who played for the Houston Colt .45's / Astros (1963–1971), Cincinnati Reds (1972–1979), Houston Astros (1980), San Francisco Giants (1981–1982), Philadelphia Phillies (1983) and Oakland Athletics (1984).

He won two World Series championships with the Reds in 1975 and 1976 and was also named the National League Most Valuable Player (MVP) in each of those years. Considered one of the greatest second basemen of all-time, Morgan was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1990.

After retiring as an active player, Morgan became a baseball broadcaster for the Reds, Giants, and ESPN, as well as a stint in the mid-to-late '90's on NBC's post-season telecasts, teamed with Bob Costas and Bob Uecker. He hosted a weekly nationally-syndicated radio show on Sports USA, while serving as a special advisor to the Reds.

In 2015, Morgan was diagnosed with Myelodysplastic syndrome, which developed into leukemia. He received a bone marrow transplant from one of his daughters. Morgan died on 11 October 2020, less than a month after his 77th birthday at his home in Danville, California. He suffered from a non-specified polyneuropathy in the time leading up to his death.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Wynn, Jimmy (born 11 March 1942). Notes: Houston Colt .45s / Houston Astros teammates, 1963-1971
  • business associate/partner relationship with Rose, Pete (born 14 April 1941). Notes: Team mates on the Cincinnati Reds

Events

  • Work : New Job 21 September 1963 in Houston (Major League Baseball Debut)
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  • Work : Prize 22 October 1975 in Boston (World Series with the Cincinnati Reds)
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  • Work : Prize 21 October 1976 in Bronx (World Series with the Cincinnati Reds)
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  • Work : Retired 30 September 1984 in Oakland (Final Major League Baseball game)
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  • Work : Prize 1990 (Baseball Hall of Fame)

Source Notes

Steinbrecher collection quotes Gauquelin Book of American Charts.

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Handedness (Batted: left, Threw: right)
  • Traits : Body : Race (Black, African-American)
  • Traits : Body : Size (Height: 5 ft 7 in/ 1.70 m)
  • Traits : Body : Weight (73 kg/ 160 lb)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Leukaemia)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Surgery (Bone marrow transplant)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Four)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : News journalist/ Anchor (Sports, TV, radio)
  • Vocation : Sports : Baseball (Second baseman)
  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Baseball)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession (MLB player, 1963-1984)