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RIP Little Joe
« on: October 13, 2020, 01:08:25 PM »
"Little" Joe Morgan....without Little Joe the Reds don't win any World Series.

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Re: RIP Little Joe
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2020, 03:35:35 PM »
Aw man!   He was one of the best.  He was my favorite player for the Reds, loved his twitch batting style.  His fielding was superb.  Joe was a heck of a ball player.  I'd have to say my favorites were Hank Aaron, then Joe Morgan.  Pete Rose was in there until he sold out and went for the money.  I also liked Boog Powell, Bob Gibson, Lee May, and Aurelio Rodríguez, the strongest arm I have ever witnessed.  He played 3rd base for the Tigers and would get the ball, get set up for the throw and throw late, and it was so fast, it easily beat the runner.  He was incredible.

Joe was a good player and a stud of an athlete.  I am glad I was able to watch him play. 

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Re: RIP Little Joe
« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2020, 11:31:18 AM »




RIP

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Re: RIP Little Joe
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2020, 02:34:50 PM »
Fabulous baseball player.  One of the greatest second basemen ever.
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Re: RIP Little Joe
« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2020, 02:38:05 PM »
I thought he was great.  I loved watching him play ball.

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Re: RIP Little Joe
« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2020, 07:20:32 PM »
Johnny Bench and Pete Rose had attitudes.  Little Joe was a humble guy that loved the game and displayed that love every day he played.  He was the spark for those Championship Reds teams.

Gimme 8 Joe Morgans and we don't lose a championship game.

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Re: RIP Little Joe
« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2020, 11:54:56 AM »
I thought he was great in the booth too. I love hearing his commentary on a game.
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