Joe Morgan

Joe Morgan was likely the greatest player to ever play second base, and was a great example. He died Monday at the age of 77.

Morgan’s life is an amazing story of his talent, intelligence, and thoughtfulness on and off the field. His greatness occurred in spite of those who hoped to ensure failure as he faced constant racism. On the field, Morgan was one of the greatest to ever play the game. Off the field, Morgan was a voice of baseball that tried to open the game for the better.