Joe Morgan Died at 77, Second Baseman of Reds, Played after retirement
Oct 13, 2020, 12:01 IST
Joe Leonard Morgan started his career in baseball with Houston Astros before the Red Club at the end of the 1971 season.
Morgan was retired in 76, but yet he kept on as a player. He has 10 Star Appearances and five Gold Glove awards. The reds had retired him as the hall of former with a uniform no 8.
He was the second-best baseman in the baseball history "HALL OF FAMER AND REDS TEAMMATE ".
Morgan was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in 1990.
Hall of Famer, a 10-time All-Star & two-time World Series champion with the Big Red Machine, Sunday at 77 at his home in Danville, California. Morgan died from a nerve condition, a non-specified polyneuropathy, according to a statement from his family.
Polyneuropathy means a disease of the damage to nerves. It generally occurs outside the CNS that is the brain and the spinal cord in the peripheral areas.
Morgan was suffering from this disease for a long and was under treatment and medication.
His sudden death has saddened the baseball teams and especially the Cincinnati Reds Club. He had gained 25 years plus as a sports broadcaster after his playing career as a spokesman.
He died on Sunday at his home in Danville, California, Family spokesman James Davis.