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Joe MorganTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1963-1984 MLB Years: 1963-1984
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

Positions2B-2527, OF-16, DH-5, 3B-3Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoe Leonard Morgan
Height5-7Weight155BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 19,1943 [74.305]PlaceBonham,Texas
High SchoolCastlemont (Oakland,CA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1962 by the Houston Colt 45s.
Signing Bonus$3,000Signing ScoutsBill Wright
MLB DebutSeptember 21,1963 [20.002]
OrganizationsHOU [10] CIN [8] SFN [2] OAK [1] PHI [1] Awards15Awards Voting8-1025
TBC Player ID15657Retrosheet IDmorgj001MLBAM ID119371
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (2B) in 1965 ... The Cincinnati Reds retired his #8 on June 6,1998
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed88Power67Contact80XBH67RBIs55Runs66Hitting69Durability69Team.511Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1963ModestoCalifA+-1945152424053527000000000.263.263.434.6976613152.238.171.171.3060.000.000.003.2930.4032.50
1963DurhamCaroA+-1995322741072021343000000000.332.332.528.86017035322.304.196.196.3790.000.000.004.0424.7732.71
1963Totals for A+-A+         1404741161472551870000000000.310.310.498.80823648474.283.188.188.3560.000.000.003.8026.3332.65
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou122b19825560103105500000.240.367.320.6878130.300.080.320.31916.6716.671.000.000.0016.67
1964San AntonioTexAA-201404961131604281290000000000.323.323.512.83525462496.306.189.190.3650.000.000.002.4241.3338.75
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou352b201037470000016700000.189.302.189.4917043.233.000.135.24213.9516.281.170.000.000.00
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou182b2115760110016322121440209977733414.271.373.418.79125148708.290.147.326.35613.7010.880.791.9842.9329.45
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou182b2212242560121148542118894339232.285.410.391.80116627528.306.106.322.36216.868.140.480.9585.0022.31
1967Houston AstrosNLMLBhou182b23133494731362711642295815121252.275.378.411.78920344580.296.136.348.35613.978.790.631.0382.3332.35
1968Houston AstrosNLMLBhou182b241020650100307400000.250.444.350.7947127.313.100.600.37625.9314.810.570.000.0020.00
1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou182b2514753594126185154349141107417415.236.365.372.73719938657.247.136.407.34416.7411.260.672.2835.6730.16
1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou182b26144548102147289852421310255152311.268.383.396.77921745658.285.128.367.35615.508.360.541.2268.5030.61
1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou182b2716058387149271113564088852110724.256.351.407.75823751689.259.151.357.34512.777.550.591.8944.8534.23
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin82b28149552122161234167358171154463415.292.417.435.85224043680.292.143.426.39216.916.470.382.3534.5026.71
1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin82b291575761161673522682671511161434312.290.406.493.89928463698.286.203.486.40515.908.740.553.7222.1537.72
1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin82b30149512107150313226758121206931587.293.427.494.92125356641.300.201.525.41718.7210.760.583.4323.2737.33
1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin82b31146498107163276179467101325230633.327.466.508.97425350639.336.181.560.44320.668.140.392.6629.2930.67
1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin82b321414721131513052711160911441101282.320.444.5761.02027262599.298.256.606.45419.036.840.364.5117.4841.06
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin82b33153521113150216227849101175820525.288.417.478.89524949645.287.190.489.39918.148.990.503.4123.6832.67
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin82b341324416810427013751957940201136.236.347.385.73217040533.228.149.361.33514.827.500.512.4433.9238.46
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin82b35127436701092619322869345135118.250.379.376.75516436538.258.126.390.34217.298.360.481.6748.4433.03
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou82b36141461661121751149246934703564.243.367.373.74017233562.248.130.371.33916.558.360.511.9641.9129.46
1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn82b37903084774161831145663701373.240.371.377.74811625378.248.137.380.34417.469.790.562.1238.5033.78
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn82b38134463681341941461244856021343.289.400.438.83820337554.306.149.376.37815.3410.830.712.5333.0727.61
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi82b39123404729320116591828954416113.230.370.403.77316337504.226.173.433.35317.6610.710.613.1725.2539.78
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak82b40116365508921064383663910646.244.356.351.70712827438.255.107.301.32515.078.900.591.3760.8330.34
MLB Totals - 22 Season(s)Filter26499277165025174499626811336891621865101540519676105.271.392.427.819396281311329.278.156.414.00016.468.960.542.3734.6232.30
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter280970229307671330160000000000.316.316.505.821490110970.295.189.189.0000.000.000.003.0932.3335.83
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1404961131604281290000000000.323.323.512.83525462496.306.189.190.0000.000.000.002.4241.3338.75
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1404741161472551870000000000.310.310.498.80823648474.283.188.188.0000.000.000.003.8026.3332.65
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter11544008816115522027152612406848814102210523948.288.415.470.88518853994973.287.182.482.00017.728.240.473.0626.3734.55
Houston Astros Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter101436675889591536272324218636674031138262132.262.375.396.77114522874409.276.134.359.00015.139.140.601.6350.9329.93
San Francisco Giants Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter224771115208355229238915197226116.270.388.414.80231962932.283.144.377.00016.2010.410.642.3635.0529.81
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter123404729320116591828954416113.230.370.403.77316337504.226.173.433.00017.6610.710.613.1725.2539.78
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter116365508921064383663910646.244.356.351.70712827438.255.107.301.00015.078.900.591.3760.8330.34
Houston Colt 45s Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1862913010311111200000.210.329.242.57115173.260.032.210.00015.0716.441.090.000.007.69
Average MLB - Per 162 games162567101154276166942101146223656.271.392.427.81924250693.278.156.414.00016.468.960.542.3734.6232.30
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625611321783981793000000000.316.316.505.82128464561.295.189.189.0000.000.000.003.0932.3335.83

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou192B7--1515323330.9094.29------887.54.3
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou202B10--3125345956.9495.60------10100.06.2
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou212B157--3484922782867840.9695.35------157100.096.9
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou222B117--2563162161593572.9654.89------12295.972.2
1967Houston AstrosNLMLBhou232B130--2973441467655641.9794.93------13397.780.2
1967Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23OF1--2---221.0002.00------1330.80.6
1968Houston AstrosNLMLBhou242B5--96221715.8823.00------1050.03.1
1968Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24OF1--1---111.0001.00------1010.00.6
1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou252B132--3033281879649631.9724.78------14789.881.5
1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25OF14--12---12121.0000.86------1479.58.6
1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou262B142--3494301798796779.9795.49------14498.687.7
1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou272B157--3364821293830818.9865.21------16098.196.9
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin282B149-1337370436892814806.9905.410.60-----149100.096.8
1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin292B154-13414174409106866857.9905.560.64-----15798.195.1
1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin302B142--3443851392742729.9825.13------14995.387.7
1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin312B142--3564251196792781.9865.50------14697.387.7
1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin322B133--3423351385690677.9815.09------14194.382.1
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin332B151--3513595100715710.9934.70------15398.793.2
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin342B124--2522901149553542.9804.37------13293.977.0
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin352B121--2593291274600588.9804.86------12795.375.2
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou362B130--244348768599592.9884.55------14192.279.8
1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn372B87--177258461439435.9915.00------9096.778.4
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn382B120--254364769625618.9895.15------13489.674.1
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn383B3--121-43.7501.00------1342.21.9
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi392B117--2313311763579562.9714.80------12395.172.2
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak402B100--2012291062440430.9774.30------11686.261.7
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak40DH5---------------1164.33.1
MLB Totals for 2B - 22 season(s)-   2B2527-26785742696724415051295312709.9815.034.75-----25270.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF16--15---15151.0000.94------160.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH5---------------50.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B3--121-43.7501.00------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou19---7-------
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou20---10-------
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21---157-------
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22---117-------
1967Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23---130-----1-
1968Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24---5-----1-
1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25---132-----14-
1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26---142-------
1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27---157-------
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28---149-------
1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29---154-------
1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30---142-------
1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31---142-------
1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32---133-------
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33---151-------
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34---124-------
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35---121-------
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou36---130-------
1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn37---87-------
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn38---120-3-----
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi39---117-------
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak40---100------5

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB28519550023101200000.263.300.579.87911220.200.316.4215.0010.002.0010.009.5040.00
1972Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB28724432001206300000.125.300.208.5085230.143.083.41720.0010.000.500.000.0066.67
1973Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB29520121001002200000.100.182.150.3323122.111.050.1509.099.091.000.000.0050.00
1975Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB31311233001403200000.273.429.545.9746314.333.272.90921.4314.290.670.000.00100.00
1975Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB31727471003205100000.259.375.296.6718132.269.037.29615.633.130.200.000.0014.29
1976Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB3237200000206100000.000.462.000.4620013.000.0001.14346.157.690.170.000.000.00
1976Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB32415351112202200000.333.412.7331.14511317.333.400.66711.7611.761.005.8815.0060.00
1979Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB35311000000103100000.000.214.000.2140014.000.000.36421.437.140.330.000.000.00
1980Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB36413121100006100000.154.421.385.8065219.167.231.69231.585.260.170.000.00100.00
1983Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB39415110000002100000.067.176.067.2431017.071.000.13311.765.880.500.000.000.00
1983Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB39519350122102300000.263.333.6841.01713321.214.421.5799.5214.291.509.529.5060.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 7 yrs27961213512580231000000.135.303.271.574268119.131.136.45819.338.400.431.6848.0061.54
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 4 yrs2385142042387015900000.235.350.435.785379100.233.200.45915.009.000.603.0028.3345.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin41Broadcaster1618972.5535.52Pete Rose
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn42Broadcaster1628379.51213.03Roger Craig
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn43Broadcaster1629072.556--1Roger CraigLost NLCS (Cardinals)
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn44Broadcaster1628379.51211.54Roger Craig
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn45Broadcaster1629270.568--1Roger CraigLost World Series (Athletics)
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn46Broadcaster1628577.5256.03Roger Craig
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn47Broadcaster1627587.46319.04Roger Craig
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn48Broadcaster1627290.44426.05Roger Craig
1993San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn49Broadcaster16210359.6361.02Dusty Baker
* 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.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [15]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1972MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player1
1973National League Gold Glove (Second Base)1
1974National League Gold Glove (Second Base)1
1975National League Gold Glove (Second Base) ... National League Most Valuable Player ... National League Player of the Week (June 23-June 29) ... NL Player of the Month (April) ... NL Player of the Month (June)5
1976National League Gold Glove (Second Base) ... National League Most Valuable Player ... NL Player of the Month (August)3
1977National League Gold Glove (Second Base)1
1982NL Comeback Player of the Year ... NL Silver Slugger Award (2B)2
1983National League Player of the Week (September 19-September 25)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1983-12-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1983-10-31Released by Phillies. 
1982-12-14TradeTraded by Giants with Al Holland to Phillies for Charles Penigar, mark davis and Mike Krukow. 
1981-02-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1980-12-08Released by Astros. 
1980-01-31ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1979-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1971-11-29TradeTraded by Astros with Ed Armbrister, Cesar Geronimo, Jack Billingham and Denis Menke to Reds for Jimmy Stewart, Tommy Helms and Lee May. 
1962-11-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
* 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.