Hall of Fame 2nd baseman Joe Morgan, who was a vital cog of the legendary Cincinnati Reds' Big Red Machine of the 1970s, passed away on Sunday at the age of 77.

Morgan (pictured above) also played for the Houston Astros, San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, and the Oakland A's in his 22-year career.  He won back-to-back National League Most Valuable Player Awards in 1975 & 1976, was a 10-time All-Star, and won two World Series titles with Cincinnati ('75 & '76).

After he retired in 1984, Morgan entered the broadcast booth as an analyst.  First with ABC until 1989, and then with ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball from 1990-2010.

Morgan, who won five NL Gold Gloves during his career, was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1990.

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