Joe Morgan is an American former professional baseball player who has a net worth of five million. Joe Morgan was created in Bonham, Texas in September 1943. He was a second baseman who batted left and threw right handed. Morgan was a standout at Castlemont High School and was signed as an amateur free agent by the Houston Colt.45s in 1962. He made the MLB debut of his for Houston in 1963 and played for the Colt.45s/Astros through 1963 to 1971. Morgan had for the Cincinnati Reds through 1972 to 1979 and the Houston Astros again in 1980. He had for the San Francisco Giants through 1981 to 1982, the Philadelphia Phillies in 1983, and the Oakland Athletics in 1984. Throughout the career Morgan of his won 2 World Series championships with the Reds in 1975 and 1976. He was a ten time All Star and 2 time National League MVP. Morgan received 5 Gold Globe Awards and a Silver Slugger Award. He was the MLB All Star Game MVP in 1972 and the NL Comeback Player of the entire year in 1982. His #8 was retired by the Cincinnati Reds and Morgan was a very first ballot National Baseball Hall of Famer in 1990. He worked as a baseball broadcaster for ESPN and also holds a nationally syndicated radio show as well as serving as a special adviser to the Reds.
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