Remembering Cincinnati Reds Legend Joe Morgan
So I just heard Joe Morgan died, and for me, he was many things, ranging from a cog on my Big Red Machine of the 1970s to a Baseball Hall of Famer who remains peerless among second basemen to a national MLB broadcaster with an always honest tongue.
Those were huge things.
Then I reached for the book, and I remembered.
Regarding the essence of Joe Leonard Morgan, you could take the lengths of his 2,517 hits, 1,133 RBIs, 689 stolen bases and 268 home runs, and you could stack them end to end, and all of those other things I just mentioned still would sit farther behind something else...