Joe Morgan

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Joe Morgan, considered one of the greatest 2nd baseman of all time, played for one of the greatest teams of all time, the Cincinnati Reds, during their powerhouse "Big Red Machine" years in the 1970's.
Career Highlights:

  • He was a 10-time All-Star
  • He won 5 straight Gold Gloves at 2nd base (from 1973 thru 1977)
  • He won the National League Most Valuable Player Award twice (in 1975 and 1976)
  • He won the Silver Slugger award (in 1982)
  • He was among the top 10 leaders in stolen bases during 5 seasons
  • He was a two-time World Series Champion with the Cincinnati Reds in 1975 and 1976
  • And he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1990

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