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Joe MorganTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1959-1964 MLB Years: 1959-1964
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Positions3B-38, 2B-7, OF-4Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph Michael Morgan
Born DateNovember 19,1930 [88.334]PlaceWalpole,Massachusetts
High SchoolWalpole (Walpole,MA)
CollegeBoston College (Chestnut Hill,MA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1952 by the Boston Braves.
Signing ScoutsJeff Jones
MLB DebutApril 14,1959 [28.146]
OrganizationsCLE [2] KC1 [1] MLN [1] PHI [1] SLN [1] Awards0Awards Voting3-133
TBC Player ID15651Retrosheet IDmorgj101MLBAM ID119372
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Hall of Fame in 1991 ... Elected to Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2006 ... Inducted into the International League Hall of Fame in 2008
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed18Power39Contact52XBH51RBIs29Runs29Hitting31Durability14Team.487Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb192b281323251001002401001.
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1103b282021240103003700001.
1959Totals for MLB-MLB         33444911040051101002.
1960Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi13b29268351122020061100013.
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle43b2922476142024006401001.298.377.468.84522454.
1960Totals for MLB-MLB         481301125422600121501014.192.261.300.561398143.
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle4of30410020000001300000.
1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln103333000000000200000.
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter8818715365321000183102016.
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter268351122020061100013.
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter26576162024007701001.281.359.421.78024465.
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1323251001002401001.
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2021240103003700001.
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33000000000200000.
Average MLB - Per 162 games162344286696418003357040211.

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb282B7--912212321.9133.00------1353.84.5
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1283B2--12--331.0001.50------2010.01.3
1960Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi293B24--2442236866.9712.75------2692.315.6
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle293B12--1022413632.8892.67------2254.57.8
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29OF2--1---111.0000.50------229.11.3
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30OF2--6---661.0003.00------450.01.2
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B38--356664107101.9442.66------380.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B7--912212321.9133.00------70.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF4--7---771.0001.75------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb28---7-------
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc128-----2-----
1960Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29-----24-----
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29-----12---2-
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30---------2-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit41Hitting Coach1559659.619--1Bill VirdonLost NLCS (Reds)
1977Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos46Manager1408060.571--1 
1978Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos47Manager1408159.5794.02 Lost in Finals
1979Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos48Manager1406674.47119.55 
1980Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos49Manager1396277.44620.57 
1981Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos50Manager1406773.47921.56 
1982Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos51Manager1386771.48614.55 
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos54First Base Coach1628181.50018.55John McNamara
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos55Bullpen Coach1619566.590--1John McNamaraLost World Series (Mets)
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos55First Base Coach1619566.590--1John McNamaraLost World Series (Mets)
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos56Third Base Coach1627884.48120.05John McNamara
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos57Third Base Coach1628973.549--1Joe Morgan,John McNamaraLost ALCS (Athletics)
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos57Manager1628973.549--1 Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos58Manager1628379.5126.03 
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos59Manager1628874.543--1 Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos60Manager1628478.5197.02 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1961-05-10TradeTraded by Indians with Mike Lee and Cash to Cardinals for Bob Nieman. 
1960-08-09Purchased by Indians from Phillies. 
1960-06-23TradeTraded by Braves to Phillies for Alvin Dark. 
1960-04-15Returned to Braves. 
1959-08-20Purchased by Athletics from Braves. 
1952-06-20ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.