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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
Height5-10Weight170BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 19,1930 [87.216]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
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed18Power39Contact52XBH51RBIs29Runs29Hitting31Durability14Team.487Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb192b281323251001002401001.217.280.261.5416126.263.044.130.2527.6915.382.000.000.0020.00
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1103b282021240103003700001.190.292.286.5786124.286.096.238.26912.5029.172.330.000.0025.00
1959Totals for MLB-MLB         33444911040051101002.205.286.273.55912250.273.068.182.26010.0022.002.200.000.0022.22
1960Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi13b29268351122020061100013.133.191.205.39617489.153.072.145.1796.7412.361.830.000.0036.36
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle43b2922476142024006401001.298.377.468.84522454.293.170.298.38011.117.410.673.7023.5028.57
1960Totals for MLB-MLB         481301125422600121501014.192.261.300.561398143.204.108.200.2548.3910.491.251.4065.0032.00
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle4of30410020000001300000.200.273.200.4732011.286.000.100.2299.0927.273.000.000.000.00
1964St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln103333000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter8818715365321000183102016.193.263.283.5465310207.221.090.187.0008.7014.981.720.9793.5027.78
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter268351122020061100013.133.191.205.39617489.153.072.145.0006.7412.361.830.000.0036.36
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter26576162024007701001.281.359.421.78024465.292.140.263.00010.7710.771.003.0828.5025.00
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1323251001002401001.217.280.261.5416126.263.044.130.0007.6915.382.000.000.0020.00
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2021240103003700001.190.292.286.5786124.286.096.238.00012.5029.172.330.000.0025.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162344286696418003357040211.193.263.283.5469818381.221.090.187.0008.7014.981.720.9793.5027.78

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
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
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
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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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

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. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.