Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, the sparkplug of Cincinnati's Big Red Machine, has died at 77. Take a look at photos of his life and career.
In this June 17, 2017, file photo, former Cincinnati Reds player Joe Morgan waves to the crowd as he attends a statue dedication ceremony for teammate Pete Rose before a baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Los Angeles Dodgers in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
In this Oct. 16, 1976, file photo, Cincinnati second baseman Joe Morgan tips his helmet to the fans as he rounds the bases after a homer in the first inning against the New York Yankees at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/File)
In this July 19, 1977, file photo, the National League's Joe Morgan of the Cincinnati Reds watches the ball fly as he hits a home run in the first inning of the All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo)
In this July 28, 2013, file photo, Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Morgan speaks during ceremonies in Cooperstown, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
In this Sept. 7, 2013, file photo, Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan poses with his statue that was unveiled at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/David Kohl)
In this Oct. 7, 1980, file photo, former Cincinnati Reds teammates, Phillies' Pete Rose, left, and Astros' Joe Morgan, stand together watching the Phillies finish batting practice before a National League playoff baseball game in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/File)
Philadelphia Phillies batter Joe Morgan smiles as he watches his home run ball head out in the fifth inning of the first game of the World Series in Baltimore, off Baltimore Orioles' pitcher Scott McGregor, Oct. 11, 1983. Morgan hit the homer with no one on to tie the game. (AP Photo)
Philadelphia Phillies runner Joe Morgan slides safely into second base under the tag attempt by Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripkin on a throw from O's catcher Rick Dempsey in the fourth inning of the World Series game in Baltimore, Oct. 12, 1983. Morgan was safe on the close play for a stolen base. (AP Photo)
Pete Rose and Joe Morgan are introduced before the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
In this Aug. 25, 2007, file photo, former Cincinnati Reds stars pose for a group photo after a news conference at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. From left are Lee May, Johnny Bench, Joe Morgan, Sparky Anderson, Concepcion, sitting, Tony Perez, George Foster and Ken Griffey Sr. (AP Photo/David Kohl)
Joe Morgan, the Hall of Fame second baseman who was the sparkplug of Cincinnati's Big Red Machine, has died at 77.
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